170 learners affected by food poisoning

170 learners from Ndimande Primary school in MP Stream were hospitalised yesterday due to cases of food poisoning. It is reported that the learners immediately fell sick after eating their usual feeding scheme meals and immediately rushed to the nearest health care centre. 
The Mpumalanga Department of Health has confirmed the reports; “The Department is investigating the circumstances that led to the incident. The report at our disposal says the learners were treated and discharged. The majority are back at school and teaching and learning is progressing well today.”
The education department further said that they are monitoring the developments and will offer the required counselling from Monday.

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