Want China Times
A total of 224 people remained listed in critical condition as of Thursday after suffering
severe burns in the June 27 dust explosion at the Formosa Fun Coast water park in New Taipei.
A total of 495 people were injured while attending the Color Play Asia party at the venue when colored powder being sprayed into the crowd suddenly exploded and burst into flames.
While three of those affected had died as of Thursday, 420 remain hospitalized, 277 of whom are being treated in intensive care units, according to tallies provided by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
Meanwhile, four of the patients have been put on Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), a form of partial cardiopulmonary bypass used for long-term support of respiratory and/or cardiac function.