Man arrived from Pune confirmed with Swine flu in AP

Last Updated: Sun, Aug 16, 2009 03:44 hrs

Hyderabad: A 31-year-old man, who arrived from Pune, on Sunday tested positive for swine flu, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 93 in Andhra Pradesh and 89 in Hyderabad, the health official said.

This man had come from Pune and tested positive. He is under treatment and his condition is improving, AP Chest Hospital Superintendent Dr S V Prasad said.

Third swine flu casualty in Gujarat

`Presently the Hospital is treating five H1N1 confirmed positive cases and around 20 suspected cases,` Prasad said.

So far the hospital has treated 262 cases including 93 positive cases, Dr Prasad said.

Earlier, the sudden death of a 36-year-old businessman in Chest Hospital triggered rumours of first swine flu death in the city, but a top health official denied it, saying the death was due to acute respiratory distress syndrome.

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