41 more swine flu cases in Delhi, total now 1,252

Last Updated: Friday, March 8, 2013 - 21:45

New Delhi: A total of 41 more people tested positive for swine flu here Friday, taking the number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the capital to 1,252, an official said. There were no new deaths.

"Forty-one more people tested positive for swine flu but there have been no deaths today (Friday)," a doctor at the Delhi Health Service (DHS) said.

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

IANS



First Published: Friday, March 8, 2013 - 21:45

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