About 17% of eating places tested found to be unhygienic

The Health Ministry has given poor hygienic grades to 38 restaurants, wedding halls and other eating places out of 214 examined throughout the country. The ministry said 73 had a "very good" level of hygiene; 60 were good; and 43 were in moderate shape. The ministry did not, however, disclose the names of the best and worst eating places on Wednesday.