Swine flu toll rises to 35 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The swine flu death toll in Odisha reached 35 with two more persons succumbing to the H1N1 virus today, official sources said.

The fresh deaths were reported from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and KIMS, Bhubaneswar.

Meanwhile, 4 more people tested positive for H1N1 out of 17 swab samples tested at the Regional Medical and Research Centre (RMRC) today.

So far the total number of positive cases in the State increased to 345 out of 1024 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. Meanwhile, dengue has also claimed the lives of at least three persons in the state, the sources said.








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