The number of victims of chlorine poisoning in Astrakhan increased to 32
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The number of victims of chlorine poisoning in Astrakhan increased to 32

8 December 2020, 14:14Incidents
In the case of chlorine poisoning in the Dynamo Astrakhan basin, 32 people were injured, all of them were hospitalized.

This was reported by the press service of the regional Ministry of Health.

"At the moment, 32 victims of mass poisoning with chlorine vapors in the pool were hospitalized in the hospitals of the Astrakhan region yesterday", - the press service of the department reports.

They clarified that in the city clinical hospital №3 named. 12 adult patients are undergoing treatment in Kirov - their condition is stable. 20 children remain under observation at the Regional Children's Clinical Hospital. Silischeva. To date, five of them have been transferred from the intensive care unit to regular wards. The ministry emphasizes that there is no threat to the lives of the affected children at the moment.

On the eve, it was reported about 30 victims of poisoning in the Astrakhan basin.

The head of the region pointed out that the pool had to be closed before the end of 2020 - until there is confidence that the sports complex is safe for visitors. Representatives of Rospotrebnadzolr are currently working at the facility.

EMERCOM employees checked the level of chlorine vapor in the air.

After the incident, the regional prosecutor's office demanded an unscheduled inspection of the entire sports complex. The investigators working on the scene establish the reasons for the incident. According to preliminary information, the reason may be in violation of the pool cleaning technology and, as a result, in the release of harmful substances into the water.

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