Andrii Melnyk, speaker of the Epidemiological Service in the Odesa region, informed, Censor.NET reports citing 112 TV Channel.
"250 people asked for medical help, including 147 children," he said.
According to him, employees of the Epidemiological Service are trying to clarify the causes of the mass poisoning. But there are no test results so far. The ES disproves the version that the poisoning was caused by the fire at a dump near Izmail.
Earlier, it was reported that over 200 persons were hospitalized due to poisoning in Izmail. City authorities deployed a hospital in one of the city's schools.