H1N1 claims three more lives

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 22:22

New Delhi: Three more patients succumbed
to the H1N1 virus here, taking the death toll due to swine flu
to 38 in the city.

With another 36 patients testing positive, the count
of laboratory confirmed swine flu cases in the city has risen
to 1,201 so far this year.

"Three patients who had tested positive for swine flu
succumbed to the virus today. Two were residents of Delhi,"
Debashish Bhattacharya, Delhi government`s nodal officer for
H1N1 cases, said.

"With this, the toll in the city alone is 24 as of
now," he said, adding 14 outstation flu patients also died in
city hospitals.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 22:22

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