A water theme park in Kerala is shut for a while as students fall ill presenting symptoms of the Zoonotic disease leptospirosis after the excursion.
Leptospirosis Alert in Kerala Theme Park
The Kerala health department has ordered for temporary closure of Silver Storm Water Theme Park in Athirappilly after symptoms of leptospirosis were detected in several children who visited the theme park.
The directive for the closure came from State Health Minister Veena George after the health department officials conducted an inspection at the theme park.
Testing the Quality of Water at Amusement Park
The theme park has been asked to conduct a total cleaning of the water being used in the park.
The health department meanwhile has decided to check all those who visited the theme park after February 17.
A group of school children who had visited the theme park recently and within few days, they were detected with fever.