275 swine flu deaths in India

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 01, 2013 14:20 hrs

New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) A total of 275 people across India have succumbed to swine flu this year while over 2,500 others have tested positive for the disease, the health ministry Friday said.

While Rajasthan recorded the maximum of 112 deaths, Gujarat was second with 58 fatalities. Twelve people have died due to the disease in Delhi.

A total of 2,527 people tested positive for the Influenza A (H1N1) virus, which causes swine flu, in 35 states and union territories.

The highest number 878 cases were registered in Delhi followed by Rajasthan which recorded 586 cases.

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