Swine flu: Toll rises to 16 in Indore

Indore: One more person succumbed to swine flu, taking the death toll due to H1N1 viral infection in the city to 16 this year, a medical officer said today.

67-year-old man Nanak Ram Dogra, a resident of Kalani Nagar area, died of swine flu at a city-based private hospital on April 15, Integrated Surveillance Project official Dr G L Sodhi said.

Of the five more H1N1 positive cases, one patient was reported to be critical in a city hospital, he said.

Since January, 47 people have been tested positive for swine flu in Indore, Sodhi said.