[POLOKWANE] – At least 50 children taken to hospital after illness.
At least 50 children were transported to hospital this morning after they became ill at school in Polokwane.
ER24 personnel arrived on the scene to find that other services had set up a triage area and began assessing the children.
Emergency personnel assessed at least 50 children and found that they had been experiencing abdominal pains as well as nausea and vomiting.
Once treated, the children were transported to various hospitals in the area for further treatment.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.