Assam: 18 people have fallen ill after eating prasad at a religious function in Mahrichuk area near Assam’s Majuli district on Friday night. On Friday, 12 people complained of abdominal pain and vomiting. After which he was admitted to the hospital. After this, 6 more people were admitted to the hospital on Saturday morning.
“Last night 12 people came here after they complained of stomach ache & vomiting. Today morning,six more people were admitted to the hospital. Their condition is now stable. We suspect that it is a case of food poisoning,” says Dr Amulya Goswami, Superintendent, District hospital
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The local administration is monitoring the situation. The Health and Police Department is investigating the matter. Deputy Commissioner of Police Pulak Mahant told ANI in the matter that the sick people have been admitted to the hospital and they are all stable now.
District Hospital Superintendent Dr. Amulya Goswami said that the sick people have complained of abdominal pain and vomiting. At present, everyone’s condition is stable now. Preliminary investigation suspects food poisoning. All patients are being monitored.