“The number of victims is 16 people, including five children. According to the results of laboratory studies, Staphylococcus aureus was isolated in all patients, ”TASS quoted the representative of the agency as saying.

In addition, staph bacteria were found in one of the kiosk workers who sold the shawarma.

Earlier it was reported that more than ten people were poisoned by shawarma, purchased at the kiosk of the stop pavilion in the Sipailovo microdistrict in Ufa.

The Ufa prosecutor’s office joined the investigation into the causes of the incident.