336 people in Izmail need medical assistance, 222 of them hospitalized

Source : 112 Ukraine

Among those affected are 172 children
13:15, 19 June 2016

112 Agency

For medical assistance after mass poisonong in Ismail asked 336 people, 222 of them were hospitalized, - informed the Speaker of the State Service for Emergency Situations in the Odesa region Andriy Melnyk.

As of yesterday evening to the doctors addressed 336 people, including 225 children. "222 people are in hospital treatment, including 172 children," - he said.

City Mayor Andriy Abramchenko reported that Izmail is in the state of emergency. On Saturday doctors in private sector identified a certain number of those who needs assistance.

Mass poisoning in Izmail: 201 people in hospital

Authorities believe that the mass poisoning, most likely was caused by the contamination of drinking water due to heavy rains. On June 14 per hour fell 300 mm of rain, and soon the air temperature rose to 35 degrees Celsius.

The city takes steps for disinfection and residents are buying bottled water and medicines, markets and caterings are closed, and also prohibited the sale of dairy products, fruits, vegetables and perishable goods.

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