2 swine flu deaths in city, 4 samples test positive

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Sep 2017 11:15:33


Staff Reporter,

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Two more swine flu patients died in city during the treatment, however, they are not local, one is from Hoshangabad and another is from Sagar. They were getting treatment in city for the last some days. With these two more deaths of swine-flu patients, the death figure of swine-flu patients in city has crossed 17.

Many swine flu patients in city’s private and Government hospitals are struggling with life. Earlier, it was thought that the H1N1 virus is carried by the travellers from adjoining states as Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh where the swine flu is spreading fast. But now it is in air, according to Dr Sudhir Jesani, Chief Medical & Health Officer.

Not only the deaths, rather many samples of swine flu suspected patients were tested positive.
District health authorities had sent 19 samples of swine flu suspected were sent to virology lab for testing, of them 15 tested negative. Four samples of swine flu suspected patients tested positive, of them 2 are local, 1 from Sagar and another from Hoshangabad. While 2 samples’ report is awaited. Not a single day is passed without positive report of the swine flu patients in city.