Yakutia 24 TV channel: 15 children have been hospitalized with acute intestinal infection, caused by the violation of drinking water disinfection norms in the Aldan region of the republic.
“From April 26 to May 5, the ambulance started to receive urgent notifications of acute intestinal infection of unknown etiology at children aged from one to six”, says Natalya Borisova, deputy head of the regional Rospotrebnadzor department.
According to the experts, the company did not comply with the water disinfection standards. Ultraviolet lamps were inoperative. Currently, the company is taking measures to eliminate violations of sanitary standards. They took samples from storage tanks, the results will be known on Friday.
11 children have been discharged, four still at the hospital, their condition stable.