The condition of one of the 11 persons who were taken ill after consuming “stale food” at Jaganadhapuram of Wajedu mandal on Friday turned critical on Saturday.

It may be noted that Padma, 50, a resident of Jaganadhapuram, died of suspected food poisoning late on Friday evening. As many as 12 villagers, including Padma, fell sick after eating “stale meat” on Friday. While Padma died the remaining were shifted to various hospitals in Bhadrachalam. The condition of all, barring one person, was stable, said Additional D MH O (Tribal) P. Mohan Rao.

He said that a medical team was sent to the village following the incident.