06:01 GMT09 July 2020
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    At least 22 people, mostly children, got intoxicated and were sent to hospital following a chemical incident at a Lafayette recreation center’s pool in the US state of Colorado, local media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to The Denver Channel news portal, the chemical incident involving 22 people occurred on Saturday evening and was allegedly caused by a chlorine gas spill, however, there is no official information yet.

    The patients were admitted to hospital with such symptoms as coughing, nausea and vomiting.

    The Boulder County Health Department will be conducting tests on the pool water on Monday.

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