54 children hospitalized due to food poisoning

54 children hospitalized due to food poisoning

Written by Staff Writer

06 Sep, 2018 | 12:08 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – 54 children have been admitted to the Watawala hospital yesterday (September 05) due to food poisoning.

The Police stated that the children between 1-10 years old are residents of Templestowe Estate.

News 1st correspondent reported that the children had fallen ill after consuming a meal provided by an NGO last evening.

A spokesperson for the Watawala hospital stated that the affected children show symptoms of diarrhoea and none of them are in critical condition. 19 children are still receiving in-house treatment

 

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