There are now 20 cases of diagnosed E. coli infections linked to Miguel’s Cocina. Seven have been hospitalized, including four children. All of the cases dined at the restaurant between Oct. 6- 18.
Seven people, including four children, have been hospitalized by the bacteria. At least one of the seven people hospitalized developed hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Those who fell ill range from 6 to 87 years old, per the health department. They reported eating at Miguel’s Cocina from October 6 to October 18 and had symptoms from October 13 to October 19.
“People who visited the restaurant and are feeling ill should see their doctor as soon as possible,” said Wilma J. Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer. “We want them to get tested and have the results sent to the local health department. Those most at risk from infection are children, adults 65 and older and people with weakened immune systems.”
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