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Haryana taking steps to check spread of swine flu; toll 38

Last Updated: Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 20:25

Chandigarh: Haryana Government is taking effective steps to check spread of swine flu in the state, where 38 persons have died of the disease since January and 373 cases reported positive.
Of the total positive cases so far, 93 patients have been treated and discharged from hospitals, a spokesman of the Health Department said here on Sunday.

He said 38 persons have lost their lives due to the H1N1 since January, out of which a maximum of seven deaths have been reported from Sirsa district, followed by Faridabad (6), Panchkula and Karnal (4 each) and Bhiwani, Gurgaon and Kurukshetra (3 each).

The spokesman urged the people to cooperate with health authorities and in case of any symptoms of the disease, they should contact the nearest health institution of the state government.


First Published: Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 20:24
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