Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy visited Eluru today, where a mystery disease has left over 200 people hospitalised.
He visited the hospital where the people, who suddenly fell ill, are undergoing treatment.
He also held a meeting with the officials on the reasons and circumstances for the incident. Health authorities in Andhra Pradesh’s Eluru town sounded an alert on Sunday as over 200 people were hospitalised since Saturday night with symptoms resembling epilepsy.
While 140 people admitted to various hospitals on Saturday were discharged, about 90 more people reported sick on Sunday.
About 50 people were brought to Government Hospital Eluru with symptoms of nausea and fainting. Another 60 people were admitted to private hospitals.
They were brought to hospitals with symptoms like suddenly collapsing, frothing at mouth and shivering. Those who were hospitalised on Saturday night were discharged on Sunday morning after they recovered.