However, only a small percentage was related to fasting: 249 people fainted, became dehydrated or felt sick during the day. Of these, eleven needed to be resuscitated.
Many of the emergency calls were related to leisure activities: 220 people were injured after riding bicycles or rollerblades, and 20 were involved in car accidents. 136 women were transferred by emergency services to the hospital to give birth, and 6 babies were born on the way in an ambulance.
A family of 6 were evacuated to Shaare Tzedek hospital in Jerusalem after suffering from respiratory problems due to inhaling fumes from extermination chemicals sprayed in their home. They are expected to fully recover.