Water examined as Kosovo villagers sickened

2021-07-14 01:04:41

The mayor of a municipality in western Kosovo has declared a state of emergency after a whole bunch of residents skilled vomiting and diarrhoea in current days.

Greater than 1500 residents of Decan have sought emergency medical help since Saturday and reported fearing they have been poisoned by one thing within the native water provide, in keeping with Selmon Berisha, the municipality’s well being director.

Kosovo media reported two deaths presumably linked to no matter precipitated the sickening of residents from six Decan villages.

Well being Minister Arben Vitia mentioned the deaths have been unrelated.

Preliminary checks haven’t revealed any issues with the municipal water provide, in keeping with the State Institute of Public Well being.

Conducting additional bacteriological checks would require extra time, the institute mentioned.

Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani has requested for an investigation.

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