Andhra Pradesh Prime Minister Jaganmohan Reddy meets patients being treated for the mysterious illness at Eluru Government Hospital
Patients in the city of Eluru, Andhra Pradesh state, reported a range of symptoms over the weekend. These include loss of consciousness, nausea and seizures, according to Joshiroy Dolla, the West Godavari district surveillance officer of Eluru.
India continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic, in which around 141. 000 people died and caused nearly 10 million confirmed infections. Andhra Pradesh is one of the hardest hit regions in India.
However, officials have said that Covid-19 is behind the wave of weekend hospital stays.
All patients are said to have tested negative for Covid-19. By Monday around 180 had been released, while the rest were « stable ». . The person who died reportedly had symptoms similar to the others, but then suffered a fatal but unrelated heart attack.
One suspected cause of the disease is contaminated water because all patients received water from a common source. The authorities test samples.
« The cause is still unknown, but we’re still doing all kinds of tests, including testing food and milk, » said Dolla.
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