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45 more swine flu cases in Delhi, total now 759

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 15:50 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A total of 45 more people tested positive for swine flu Sunday, taking the number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the city to 759, an official said. There were no new deaths.

"Fortyfive more people tested positive for swine flu but there have been no deaths today (Sunday)," a doctor at the Delhi Health Service (DHS) told IANS.

So far, six deaths have been reported this month till Sunday. In January, 39 cases were reported and one succumbed to the virus.

A spurt in cases of swine flu has been seen in the national capital this year. In 2012, only 78 swine flu cases and one death were reported in the capital.

According to the Delhi government, 17 hospitals and five private hospitals are treating swine flu patients.




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