Over a dozen swine flu deaths reported in AP this year

A total of 18 people have died of swine flu in Andhra Pradesh in 2010, with 187 others diagnosed with the disease, a health official said Wednesday.

Updated: Aug 04, 2010, 10:11 AM IST

Hyderabad: A total of 18 people have died of swine flu in Andhra Pradesh in 2010, with 187 others diagnosed with the disease, a health official said Wednesday.

"A total of 18 swine flu deaths have been reported from the beginning of the year, including 17 deaths reported from June 1 till date," State Chief Coordinator, Swine Flu, Dr K Subhakar said.
177 of the total 187 positive cases have been reported since June 1 this year. There has been a substantial rise in the numbers during last one month and more so during last one
week, he said.

PTI