19 garment factory workers hospitalised for food poisoning
Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 @ 15:21:50 LKT
Topic: Healthcare News
Police reported that 19 garment factory workers were hospitalised in the Medawachchiya area for food poisoning after consuming a meal provided to them by the company they work for.
The workers had consumed a meal given to them for lunch following which they had been admitted to the Medawachchiya hospital.
Four of the victims have received treatment and were discharged while the 15 others were admitted for further treatment.
The Medawachchiya police are conducting further inquiries into the incident.