287 people poisoned from Hawally restaurant food

Sunday, July 8, 2018

The number of people poisoned from food sold by a restaurant in Hawally Area has risen to 287, Ministry of Health confirmed Saturday.

It however said most of the cases were discharged from hospital, while 53 people were admitted.

The MoH said in a statement 192 people went to Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, 21 to Al-Amiri Hospital, 23 in Farwaniya Hospital, 17 in Al-Jahra Hospital, six in each of Al-Sabah and Al-Adan Hospitals, while private hospitals received 22 people.

The MoH activated its emergency plan earlier following the food poisoning which broke out yesterday.

As per the ministry's emergency response plan, Dr. Nadia Al-Jumaa, the director of Mubarak Al-Kabeer hospital said that all specialists and physicians have been called in to provide urgent medical care to the patients, none of whom appear to be in critical condition. Meanwhile, Dr. Ali Al-Allanda, the director of Amiri hospital, said that the medical facility has taken all the necessary measures to treat the influx of food poisoning cases and ensure the safe discharge of patients.

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arkangela fernandes
Monday, July 9, 2018
falafel ala kaifak is the name of the restaurant in Hawally serving falafel sandwitches enjoyed by locals and many other nationalities on daily basis.

Monday, July 9, 2018
I know the restaurant, it''s in hawally.
One of my friend was also admitted in hospital after consuming the food!!!

Sunday, July 8, 2018
Name the Restaurant pls
In Kiwt strict checking takes place than how this happened is really astonishing.Punish the Restaurants who are serving deadly food to the ir customers.

Hary Paul
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Ministry of Health is doing excellent job. Hats off!
Even "Baladia" is maintaining a very good standard of inspection
for the restaurants all around Kuwait.
Wonder how such an incidence can take place!
Hope and pray to God for quick recovery for all those
who have been affected.
God bless.

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Please disclose the name of the restaurant, as public can avoid this restaurant in future.

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Did the police investigate the restaurant or the person who is mentally sick which caused 287 people food poisoning.

Saturday, July 7, 2018
name of restaurant?

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