As many as 27 children were hospitalised due to food poisoning in Adilabad.
These children were taken to the hospital after they complained of nausea and vomiting.
Prabhakar Reddy District Magistrate, Adilabad said that Yesterday night, 27 children from Kaga Nagar Minority Boys hostel Gurukul were admitted to a local hospital complaining of vomiting and nausea. A detailed inquiry has been ordered and investigation into this matter is going on.
As per reports, the tragic incident took place after the cooks avoided washing grains and rice before cooking due to a shortage of staff.
Further investigations are underway.
In another incident from Uttar Pradesh, as many as 38 students from Kasturba Gandhi Awasiya Balika Vidyalaya in Hardoi complained of nausea and stomach ache after visiting a medical camp on Sunday.
The girls had gone to the Pihani Community Health Centre (CHC) health camp. Once they returned, they started feeling nauseous and complained of stomach aches. They complained of being given the wrong medicine in the hospital. Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Swati Shukla told ANI that “32 children are feeling fine after the treatment, and have been sent back. While the remaining six children have been shifted to civil hospital for treatment.”