Fifth swine flu death in Himachal

Swine flu Monday claimed the fifth life in Himachal Pradesh and four new cases were detected, a health department official said.

IANS| Last Updated: Feb 23, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

Shimla: Swine flu Monday claimed the fifth life in Himachal Pradesh and four new cases were detected, a health department official said.

The death of a woman due to swine flu was reported in the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in Shimla, surveillance officer Rajesh Guleri told IANS.

The 34-year-old patient belonged to Nirmand in Kullu district.

He said four new positive cases were reported in the IGMCH.

A patient died in the Rajendra Prasad Medical College and Hospital at Tanda town in Kangra district Sunday.

So far, 25 positive cases have been reported in the state, out of which five people have died.

Five swine flu patients have been discharged, while 10 were undergoing treatment in the IGMCH and five in the Rajendra Prasad Medical College.