Mass poisoning in Izmail: 201 people in hospital
17:57, 18 June 2016

Mass poisoning in Izmail: 201 people in hospital

Authorities are deploying hospital in one of city's schools

17:57, 18 June 2016

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In Izmail 201 people were hospitalized with "intestinal infection" diagnoses, city authorities are deploying a hospital in one of the city's schools, said Mayor of Izmail Andriy Abramchenko.

The city has the required amount of medicaments and equipment, he said.

"Currently the source of infection is not detected. Water gave a "good" result, the water is clear. But we have increased the chlorine content ", - he said, explaining that on the eve the city got monthly norm of rainfall, which resulted in the raising of the groundwater and the flooding of residents' toilets.

"Today, all restaurants, bars, trade facilities, markets are closed, all water bodies with standing water are taken under protection," - said Abramchenko.

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