19 test positive for swine flu in Delhi

Updated: Mar 15, 2013, 19:17 PM IST

New Delhi: A total of 19 people tested positive for swine flu here Friday, taking the number of those infected to 1,383 this year, an official said.

"Nineteen more people tested positive for swine flu," a doctor from Delhi Health Service (DHS) told IANS.

So far, 16 deaths have been reported in Delhi -- one in January, 11 in February and four in March so far.

The city has seen a spurt in the Influenza A (H1N1 virus) cases this year. In 2012, only 78 swine flu cases and one death were reported.