39 more swine flu cases in Delhi, total now 1,137

Updated: Mar 05, 2013, 22:06 PM IST

New Delhi: A total of 39 people tested positive for swine flu Tuesday, taking the number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the capital to 1,137, an official said. There were no new deaths.

"Thirty-nine more people tested positive for swine flu but there have been no deaths today (Tuesday)," a doctor at the Delhi Health Service (DHS) told IANS.

So far, 13 deaths have been reported in Delhi - one in January, 11 in February and one so far in March.

A spurt in cases of swine flu has been seen in the national capital this year. In 2012, only 78 swine flu cases and one death were reported in the capital.