In Tatarstan the number of poisoned students had risen to 22

© RIA Novosti / Alexey Sedentarily. Archival photoIn Tatarstan the number of poisoned students had risen to 22© RIA Novosti / Alexey kudenko

The number of students hospitalized with poisoning in Aktanysh region of Tatarstan, has increased to 22 people, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the Ministry of health of the Republic of Alfiya Khasanova.

Initially, the regional investigative Committee reported on 16 hospitalized. According to investigators, on 6 September in Aktanyshsky district Central hospital with signs of poisoning was hospitalized 16 students in grades 1-4 Aktanyshskaya secondary school №2 with profound studying of separate subjects. According to preliminary data, the night before, students felt a strong pain in the stomach and in the morning on Thursday appealed to medical establishment.

Upon a poisoning criminal case under article «sale of the goods and production, performance of works or rendering services not meeting requirements of safety of life and health of consumers».

«Currently, 22 people were hospitalized, all of them are under the control of doctors. The state of most of the children are of mild severity,» — said Hasanov.

The Agency interlocutor added that in Aktanysh left experts-epidemiologists from Kazan, the situation is under control. To talk about a possible statement of children, she said, is premature.

According to investigatory management, now set all the circumstances of the incident, organized the examination of food products and beverages in the school cafeteria. Experts of management of Rospotrebnadzora across Tatarstan took samples for laboratory tests (raw materials, products, swabs from environmental objects), examined the staff.