7 students of the Dematagoda - Anuruddha Girls School have been admitted to the Lady Ridgeway Children's Hospital in Borella after complaining of itching.
Upon inquiry by our news team, director of the Lady Ridgeway Children's Hospital Dr. Ratnasiri Hewage stated that further tests are being performed to determine if this was due to an allergy.
When contacted the principal of the Dematagoda - Anuruddha Girls School stated that public health inspectors arrived and performed an inspection of the school.
Meanwhile, a group of students of the Balangoda - Pinnawela - Udagama Maha Vidyalaya were admitted to the Balangoda Hospital.
A spokesperson for the hospital stated that these students showed symptoms of an allergy including itchiness.