Over 20 students collapse at St. Martins SHS

Over 20 students collapse at St. Martins SHS

Over 20 students of the St. Martins Senior High School located at Nsawam in the Eastern Region, have reportedly collapsed on campus.

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Reports indicate some of the students lost consciousness at Sunday night Prep and some others on Monday during the morning assembly.

Collapse of 20 students at St. Martins SHS causes scare

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One of the students narrated the incident to to Starr FM, stating: “We were at Prep last night when they were rushed outside but we didn’t take it serious. We were told Some of them had asthma attacks but the rest we don’t know what happened to them before they also collapsed.

This morning too, we were at morning assembly when some just fell off and were also rushed in a pickup to the hospital.

The report by Starrfmonline further indicated that the students have been rushed to the Nsawam Government Hospital, where they are currently receiving treatment.

However, the school authorities have refused to comment on the issue.

Meanwhile, the Nsawam Municipal Education Directorate confirmed the incident, but has said it is waiting for the doctor’s report on the issue.

The incident raises concerns as the country currently seeks measures to tackle the issue of the H1N1 virus (Swine Flu), which has been identified as the cause of the deaths of four students at the Kumasi Academy, last week.

Health tips have since emerged all over social media, advising citizens on the best way to keep themselves clean and protected.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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