One death, 33 more swine flu cases in Delhi

Last Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 13:10 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A swine flu patient died while 33 people tested positive for the Influenza A (H1N1) virus here, taking the toll to four and total number of cases to 154 this year, an official said.

"Thirty-three people where tested positive for swine flu and one death has been reported today (Tuesday) from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital," a doctor of the Delhi Health Service (DHS) told IANS.

According to doctors, there has been a sudden spurt in the number of cases this year. In January alone, there was one death and 39 cases, while February so far has seen three deaths and 115 cases.

According to Delhi government, only 78 cases and one death were reported in 2012.

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