5th swine flu case detected in Indore

With a 25-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district this year has risen to five, a senior health official said today.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 23, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Indore: With a 25-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district this year has risen to five, a senior health official said today.

The woman, a resident of Manikbagh area here, was admitted to a private hospital on September 18 after she complained of cold and cough, Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) district unit in-charge Dr G L Sodhi said.

Her swab samples were sent to a lab where it tested positive for swine flu, he said.

The woman's condition continues to remain serious, he said.

This year, five patients have so far tested positive for the deadly H1N1 virus in Indore, of which two succumbed to it, Sodhi added.