By: P.N. Lung and Flor Wang
Taipei, July 3 (CNA) The number of victims in critical condition after being wounded by a June 27 dust explosion at a New Taipei water park had risen to 211 as of Friday afternoon, according to government figures.
The new figure represents a hike from 184 recorded the previous evening, according to tallies provided by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
So far, of the 495 people injured in the fiery blast who were taken to hospitals for treatment, two have died, while 449 remain hospitalized, 255 of whom are being treated in intensive care units, according to the ministry.