Gujarat has recorded 39 new positive cases of swine flu in a single day and claimed one more life in Patan district taking the death toll due to infection to 38 so far. Health commissioner J P Gupta said, “The total death toll has climbed to 38 in the state, adding a total of 309 swine flu registered cases so far while 122 patients have been cured."
Gupta further said the health department has formed 20 teams of government medical colleges to sensitise private doctors about swine flu.
"Professors of government-run medical colleges today visited more than 80 private hospitals in the state to check whether proper protocol for Swine flu treatment is being followed or not," Gupta said.
"The team will sensitise staff and doctors in private hospital about swine flu virus. The team will also conduct visits in another private hospitals tomorrow," he added.