Swine flu toll mounts to 38 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The swine flu death toll in Odisha increased to 38 with two more persons succumbing to the H1N1 virus today, official sources said.

The fresh deaths were reported from IMS and SUM Hospital and KIMS Medical College and Hospital in Odisha capital.

Meanwhile, 4 persons tested positive for H1N1 out of 16 swab samples tested at the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) today.

So far the total number of positive cases in the State increased to 350out of 1059 swab samples, a health department statement said.

Earlier, the state government had issued guidelines to both government and private hospitals for the treatment of swine flu patients.

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