Report: Food poisoning downs 158 delegates to Palarong Pambansa
The PNA quoted Negros Oriental information officer Adrian Sedillo as saying Governor Roel Degamo has ordered an investigation into the incident.
Seven of the affected athletes were admitted at the Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital.
Other members of the delegation are billeted at the Colegio de Sta. Catalina de Alejandria (COSCA) in Dumaguete City.
The Games will open Sunday with a grand parade even as some 12,000 athletes will participate in various events.
Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. is expected to attend the opening program, the PNA said.
Palarong Pambansa will run from April 21 to 27. — LBG, GMA News