Wasps on course, 38-year-old man in hospital

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Wasps on course, 38-year-old man in hospital

A 38-year-old man from Vigo had to be transferred to the Montecelo Hospital in Pontevedra last Friday after receiving several stings from velutine wasps when he was at the Real Club de Golf de la Illa da Toxa, in O Grove.

Golf and wasps

According to Europa Press sources from the Local Police, it was those present who, a little before 12:00 noon, gave notice to both the municipal body and 061, who decided to move a medicalized helicopter.

The Police sent two patrols to the island to help with the tasks of landing the aircraft. Meanwhile, two toilets from the O Grove continuous care point (PAC) went to the golf course to give first aid to the man after receiving the punctures.

Finally, these professionals were able to stabilize the patient, who was transferred to the Montecelo de Pontevedra Hospital in an ambulance without the need to use the helicopter. According to the local police, the man "is already well"

Pontevedra is a Spanish city and municipality of 83,260 inhabitants capital of its province of the same name, of the homonymous comarca and of the tourist region of the Rías Baixas, located north-west of Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia.

Pontevedra is a tourist and service city located in the Ria de Pontevedra (ría, not to be confused with rio which means river, is a Spanish term used to indicate the fjords found on the Atlantic coasts of Galicia and northern Portugal at the mouth of the rivers wedging deeply into the territory) at the mouth of the Lérez river.

The city of Pontevedra is the heart of the conurbation around the Ria de Pontevedra which has over 200,000 inhabitants made up of the municipalities of Poio, Marín, Sanxenxo, Bueu, Vilaboa, Cotobade, Ponte-Caldelas, Barro and Soutomaior.

City of art and history Pontevedra is also nicknamed "the good city" and "the city of Lérez" It has an important monumental complex consisting in particular of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore with a facade in Plateresque Renaissance style (XVI century), the characteristic Church of the Madonna Pellegrina (XVIII century), the ruins of the church of Santo Domenico (XIII century), the church di San Francesco (13th century) or the church of San Bartolomeo (late 17th century) or the convent of Santa Chiara (14th century).

Its historic center concentrates numerous houses with coats of arms (the house of the Bells, from the fifteenth century or the García Flórez palace from the eighteenth century), some buildings - Mendoza palace, Villa Pilar - as well as ancient palaces such as that of Mugartegui (eighteenth century), nowadays converted into the Rías Baixas Wine Regulatory Council or the palace of the Counts of Maceda, now converted into a National Tourism Parador.