56 tribal students admitted to hospital

Kendrapara: About fifty six students of a government residential school for scheduled tribes were admitted to hospital with complaints of vomiting and high fever here, official sources said on Sunday.

"44 inmates of the school hostel at Tikhiri were admitted to the district hospital last night and 12 more today. All of them are down with high fever", Chief District Medical Officer Bharat Kishore Sahu said.

Blood samples of the ailing students were being tested, he said.