Andrii Melnyk, speaker of the Epidemiological Service in the Odesa region informed, Censor.NET reports citing 112 TV Channel.
"As of yesterday evening, 336 people asked for medical help (including 225 children). As of today's morning 222 citizens (172 children) were hospitalized," he said.
Earlier, it was reported that over 200 persons were hospitalized due to poisoning in Izmail. City authorities have deployed a hospital in one of the city's schools. 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.