The mysterious deaths linked to the consumption of banku and okro soup at Akakpokope, a village in the South Tongu district of the Volta Region, has hit six.
The latest person to die after consuming the staple food is a child, Joy News understands.
The Sustenance and Medications Specialist has mounted observation in the group to attempt and recognize the wellspring of the issue, in the midst of across the board freeze among occupants.
The assemblages of the perished are relied upon to be sent to Accra for encourage examination.
The Area Security Committee (DISEC) is additionally because of hold a crisis meeting Monday morning to address the issue.
Authorities of the FDA burned through two hours in Akakpokope and picked tests of the corn batter utilized as a part of the readiness of the banku to discover what precisely made the passings of inhabitants and debilitating end the lives of four others.
It is suspected the corn utilized as a part of setting up the batter may have caused the passings however that is yet to be affirmed. The casualties began whining of stomach disturb soon after eating the sustenance on Thursday.
The perished people, Peace Akapko, 35; Elias Akakpo, 14; Solace Aryee, 40 and Tolerance Kwaovi, 10 were altogether hurried to the Sogakope Area Healing center yet passed on not long after.