Staff on duty at the Education and Technology Bureau of Shangjinping County, Guizhou Province introduced that 199 students had discomfort during the incident, “some with diarrhea and some with fever.” After the incident, the students were sent to a local hospital for treatment. The test ruled out association with novel coronavirus pneumonia.”
On the evening of the 26th, some netizens said on Weibo that “a student’s food poisoning incident occurred in a high school in Jinping County.” In the early morning, the reporter learned from the relevant person in charge of the local health bureau that the incident occurred at Jinping Middle School in Guizhou Province. There were 199 students with physical discomfort and fever, diarrhea and other symptoms. According to the nucleic acid test and traditional examination, it’s not related to novel coronavirus pneumonia, caused by E. coli, the specific source is for further investigation.
“There was a student food poisoning incident at Jinping No. 1 High School in Guizhou … many students were admitted to the hospital for treatment.” On the evening of the 26th, a netizen posted a screenshot of such a WeChat circle of friends on Weibo. Under Weibo, a netizen commented: “Students still have a fever.” The reporter checked the official Weibo of the Jinping County People’s Government Office and the official Weibo of the Propaganda Department of the Jinping County Party Committee and did not see bulletin of the incident.
Subsequently, the reporter contacted the Jinping County Education and Science and Technology Bureau, the staff on duty said “not clear”, the Jinping County Center for Disease Control’s 24-hour communication telephone was unanswered. The reporter contacted a person in charge of the Jinping County Health Bureau. He confirmed the incident to reporters. “The incident on the 24th was senior students of Jinping Middle School in Guizhou Province.” He said that the local seniors returned to school on March 16.
The person in charge mentioned that 199 students had discomfort during the incident. “There were diarrhea and a fever.” After the incident, the students were sent to a local hospital for examination and treatment. “After nucleic acid and CT tests, they were excluded from novel coronavirus pneumonia. He said that after the expert group judged that the student’s symptoms were caused by E. coli,” As for the specific source of E. coli, water quality or food? Further investigation is underway.”
He told the reporter that there are still three students in the hospital for observation, and the remaining students have returned to school after treatment.