Coimbatore: Woman tested H1N1 positive

A woman, who had delivered a baby two days ago in a government hospital here, tested positive for H1N1.

PTI| Updated: Mar 28, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

Coimbatore: A woman, who had delivered a baby two days ago in a government hospital here, tested positive for H1N1.

According to hospital sources, Kala of Puliyakulam in the city was admitted for delivery a couple of days ago.

The new born baby was below normal weight and put in incubator, even as Kala was suffering from fever, which continued to be high yesterday.

The doctors attending to her took swab test, which was found positive, they said.

The woman was immediately shifted to isolation ward, where 11 persons, including two children, were already being treated.

So far, 110 swine flu patients, from across threee neighbouring districts, were treated in the hospital, amid the death of six since January.