One more swine flu death, 40 new cases in Delhi

By Indo Asian News Service | Tuesday, February 26, 2013 | 9:04:01 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A swine flu patient died while 40 more people tested positive Tuesday, taking the toll to 12 and the number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the national capital to 834, an official said.

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A swine flu patient died while 40 more people tested positive Tuesday, taking the toll to 12 and the number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the national capital to 834, an official said.

"Forty more people tested positive for swine flu and one death has been reported today (Tuesday) from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital," a doctor at the Delhi Health Service (DHS) told IANS.

Tuesday's death takes the toll to 12 this month till Tuesday. In January, 39 cases were reported and one died.

A spurt in cases of swine flu has been seen in the national capital this year. In 2012, only 78 swine flu cases and one death were reported in the capital.

According to the Delhi government, 17 hospitals and five private hospitals are treating swine flu patients.

Do you like this article?

Copyright  Indo-Asian News Service

User Rating  Rating(0 Votes)

Views  85

Readers Feedback & Discussion

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Login to comment.

News Health Articles Index

  

Articles in National, Health

Art - Culture Business Diaspora
Education Health Politics
Religion Sports Sci-Tech
Travel

AROUND THE WORLD NOW

Asia America Australia
Africa Europe Gulf-Middle East
Pakistan Nepal Bhutan
Sri Lanka Bangladesh Maldives

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.