249 swine flu deaths in India so far

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 16:20 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) As many as 249 people have died of swine flu in India so far this year with the highest toll reported from Rajasthan, the health ministry said Monday.

A total of 2,148 people have tested positive for the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in nine states across the country with the highest 759 cases reported from Delhi followed by Rajasthan (549) and Haryana (294).

Rajasthan reported the highest number of deaths - 105 followed by 49 in Gujarat and 36 in Haryana, the ministry said.

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