Food poisoning hospitalizes 60 teacher trainees

Food poisoning hospitalizes 60 teacher trainees

October 23, 2018   11:31 am

UPDATE (12.30 pm): The number of student hospitalized due the food poisoning has hiked up to 70, according to Ada Derana reporter.

Meanwhile, only 10 students are currently receiving treatment while being admitted to the hospital and the rest have been discharged.


Sixty students of Kotagala Teacher Training College have been hospitalized due to a case of food poisoning.

The students have had a chicken curry with rice for dinner last night (22) and had showed symptoms of diarrhea, dizziness and nausea the following morning (23), according to hospital sources.

Reportedly, there are 48 females and 12 males among the hospitalized students.

There are more students within the college who are yet to be admitted to the hospital, said Ada Derana reporter.

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