One dies of suspected swine flu, 5 more test positive

Last Updated: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 21:56

Rajkot: A 37-year old person admitted to Civil Hospital here with swine flu symptoms died on Saturday even as five more persons tested positive for the H1N1 virus, hospital sources said.
Yusuf Ahemad, a native of Junagadh, was admitted to Rajkot Civil hospital last night with swine flu symptoms, sources said.

His blood sample was sent for lab testing and the report was yet to be received but the patient died this morning, they said.

Meanwhile, five persons, including two women, tested positive for H1N1 virus today, taking the total number of patients to have tested positive to 18 this month, sources added.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 21:55

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