Swine flu toll mounts to 92 in Maharashtra

Swine flu has claimed 92 lives in Maharashtra as of Saturday while as many as 52 people infected by the H1N1 virus are on ventilator.

PTI| Updated: Feb 22, 2015, 00:35 AM IST

Mumbai: Swine flu has claimed 92 lives in Maharashtra as of Saturday while as many as 52 people infected by the H1N1 virus are on ventilator.

The total number of patients infected stands at 850, the Joint Director of Health Services said in a statement.

It said 98 new patients were detected while 48 have been treated and discharged today.

As many as 276 patients are being treated in different hospitals across the state, out of which 52 patients are on ventilator, the statement said.