Two more dead due to H1N1 virus

Two more patients succummed to the H1N1 virus here, taking the swine flu toll to 35 in the city.

New Delhi: Two more patients succummed to
the H1N1 virus here, taking the swine flu toll to 35 in the
city.

With another 20 patients testing positive today, the
count of laboratory confirmed swine flu cases in the city has
risen to 1,165 so far this year.

"A child who was undergoing treatment in the
Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya was among the two who succumbed
to H1N1 virus today. The other patient was admitted to Sir
Ganga Ram hospital. Both were residents of Delhi," Dr
Debashish Bhattacharya, Delhi government`s nodal officer for
H1N1 cases, said.

"With this, the toll in the city alone is 22 as of
now," he said, adding 13 outstation flu patients also died in
city hospitals.

PTI

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