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Officials Confirm 275 Swine Flu Deaths in India

by Kathy Jones on March 3, 2013 at 8:52 PM
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 Officials Confirm 275 Swine Flu Deaths in India

The health ministry has said that a total of 275 people across India have succumbed to swine flu this year. It added that over 2,500 others have tested positive for the disease..

While Rajasthan recorded the maximum of 112 deaths, Gujarat was second with 58 fatalities. Twelve people have died due to the disease in Delhi.

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A total of 2,527 people tested positive for the Influenza A (H1N1) virus, which causes swine flu, in 35 states and union territories.

The highest number 878 cases were registered in Delhi followed by Rajasthan which recorded 586 cases.

Source: IANS
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