Swine flu claims 2 more in MP; toll stands at 27

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 22:56

Bhopal: Two more persons today succumbed to
swine flu virus taking the toll in the fresh outbreak of the
disease to 27 in Madhya Pradesh since August, Health
Department officials said.

Sheetal Sharma (24) undergoing treatment in Bombay
Hospital succumbed to the deadly virus in Indore and S Singh
(40) died due to swine flu today in Chirayu hospital in
Bhopal, they said.

Premkuwar Bai (25), Manju (32) and Jamila (29) in Indore
and Bharti (22) and Ganga Bai (60) in Bhopal died earlier of
swine flu from August 29 to August 31.

"Four deaths in Indore and three in Bhopal due to H1N1
have been confirmed," Madhya Pradesh Health Department
Director Dr A N Mittal said today.

The condition of 56 people, out of the total 97 patients
admitted in various hospitals across the state was critical,
the Director added.

These critical patients are mostly on ventilators, health
department officials said.

Out of the 48 patients undergoing treatment in Bhopal,
the condition of 39 is critical, Dr Mittal said.


First Published: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 22:56

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