Two die of swine flu in Jamnagar

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 20:24

Jamnagar: Two persons died of swine flu at a government hospital here on Sunday, pushing the death toll from the disease to seven since the onset of winter.
"With the death of Salma Abid (24) and Karsan Kanjaria (57) at government hospital here, the number of persons having succumbed to swine flu in the district since onset of winter has risen to seven," District Health Officer JJ Pandya said.

Salma, a native of Rajkot, and Kanjaria were among six patients who had tested positive for the infection, he said, adding that a one-year-old child and a former doctor of the government hospital who are among the four others having contracted the infection, are recovering.

"A medical team has been sent to localities from where swine flu cases were reported," Pandya added.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 20:24

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