Over 200 People With Injuries Flood Napa’s Emergency Room Following Earthquake
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NAPA (CBS SF) — A moderately strong magnitude 6 earthquake shook the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, injuring over 200 people in the Napa Valley.
Queen of the Valley Hospital treated 208 people in the Emergency Department from the time the earthquake struck early Sunday morning through 11 p.m.
The majority of those patients had non-life threatening injuries, including lacerations, abrasions and broken bones, according a statement from a hospital spokesperson Monday morning.
A total of 17 patients were admitted to the hospital, with several patients admitted with orthopedic injuries. One patient remains in critical condition.
One child was airlifted to UC Davis for specialist care after being severely injured when a fireplace collapsed. He was reported in stable condition Monday morning.
A wine cellar worker survived a 26-gallon fish tank falling on him, cutting his head and left arm.
A baby boy was also born at the Queen of the Valley hospital moments before earthquake struck.
Operations are normal again and the Emergency Department waiting room is empty at this time, according to a hospital spokesperson.
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