Swine flu claims one more life in Delhi, toll touches 6

The national capital Sunday recorded the sixth death due to swine flu with a 55-year-old man succumbing to H1N1 virus at a private hospital here.

PTI| Updated: Feb 09, 2015, 00:18 AM IST

New Delhi: The national capital Sunday recorded the sixth death due to swine flu with a 55-year-old man succumbing to H1N1 virus at a private hospital here.

"He was tested positive for swine flu and was suffering from severe co-morbid conditions and had diabetes, hypertension and bilateral pneumonia," a senior official from the Delhi government health department said.

"However, the sample of the decease will be sent to the national centre for disease control to reconfirmation," the officer said.

So far a total 907 cases of swine flu have been recorded in the capital.