Two swine flu deaths in Delhi, city toll 69

Last Updated: Tue, Dec 29, 2009 16:00 hrs

At least two people died due to swine flu in the national capital Tuesday taking the total number of casualties in the city to 69, authorities said.

Though two people died during the day, the details of only one person were available.

'A 23-year-old man died of swine flu at the Safdarjung hospital here,' Anjana Prakash, deputy nodal officer in-charge of swine flu in Delhi, told IANS.

Delhi also reported 62 new swine flu cases, of which 18 were children. The total cases now stand at 9,260.

However, Prakash said that the swine flu cases have recorded a downfall in the past few days. Earlier, on an average, over 100 cases were reported every day.