264 people hurt in Boston Marathon bombings

Emergency personnel respond to the scene after two explosions went off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. Credit: Getty Images
Emergency personnel respond to the scene after two explosions went off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15. Credit: Getty Images

Public health officials say a total of 264 people were injured in last week’s bomb attack at the Boston Marathon.

Three people were killed: Martin Richard, 8, Lingzi Lu, 23, and Krystle Campbell, 29.

Authorities have revised the number of injured several times over the past week as additional cases proved to be linked to the April 15 explosions.

Nick Martin, a spokesman for the the Boston Public Health Commission, said the latest count includes patients who may not have sought medical help at the scene but later checked into hospitals.

“There are people that, I think, felt like they had minor injuries right after and they realized their symptoms weren’t going away,” Martin said.

Twenty-six hospitals in the Boston area have treated Marathon bombing victims.

About 48 people remained hospitalized as of Monday, according to medical officials.

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