Swine flu claimed three more lives in Gujarat,
taking the total number of disease-related deaths in the state to 45 so far
this year, said a senior government health official on Tuesday.
State Health Commissioner J P Gupta said that, "Three persons died due to
swine flu, one each in Surat, Banaskantha, and Anand districts, while 35 new
cases were registered today."
Total 355 persons were tested positive for the H1N1 virus. Out of this, 149
patients have been cured and 161 patients are still undergoing treatment. The
toll has climbed to 45 in the state so far this year.
According to the official data, fresh cases of swine flu have been reported
from Kutch (11), Ahmedabad (7), Vadodara (5), Surat (4), and Junagadh (2)
Gupta added that one case each was also reported from Rajkot, Amreli,
Panchmahal, Dahod, Mehsana, Anand, and Bharuch districts today. A team of
experts from Delhi has also visited the civil hospital in Ahmedabad city to
take stock of situation of swine flu, sources said.