An undiagnosed illness in Andhra Pradesh has led to one death and about 315 people being admitted in the hospital.
Since the last couple of days, about 300 plus people have been admitted to the Government General Hospital (GGH) after an undiagnosed illness in Andhra Pradesh. About 55 people were first taken to the hospital on Saturday. The number soon increased on Sunday with 270 in the evening and 315 by midnight. Since then, one death has been reported due to the same.
Some reports also claim that 50 others were being treated in private hospitals. Patients developed dizziness, headache, and epilepsy-like symptoms. Most of the cases reported were from Kobbari Thota, Kothapeta, Toorpu Veedhi, and Arundhatipeta, doctors treating the patients said, suggest reports. A 24x7 control room has been set up in the Eluru Municipal Corporation office. The educational institutions across Eluru are shut for the time being as per the district administration. Various milk samples are also being collected at random and sent for examination to Vijayawada.
Several news reports suggest, Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas said that the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has ordered an inquiry into the matter. He also added that a house-to-house survey was being conducted and about 170 people were discharged.
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అస్వస్థతకు గురై ఏలూరు ప్రభుత్వాసుపత్రిలో చికిత్స పొందుతున్న బాధితులను సీఎం వైయస్ జగన్ పరామర్శించి, వారికి ధైర్యం చెప్పారు. బాధితులకు అందుతున్న వైద్యం గురించి డాక్టర్లను అడిగితెలుసుకున్నారు. pic.twitter.com/oo4w3BYkCH— CMO Andhra Pradesh (@AndhraPradeshCM) December 7, 2020
A three-member team constituted by the Health Ministry will be visiting Andhra Pradesh to investigate the cause of the undiagnosed illness reported in and around East Godavari district https://t.co/lS4jkrIGsX— The Hindu (@the_hindu) December 7, 2020
At least one person has died and 200 others have been hospitalized due to an unidentified illness in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Since Saturday, patients have experienced symptoms ranging from nausea and anxiety to loss of consciousness. https://t.co/3eXocy0r1D— The Associated Press (@AP) December 7, 2020