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Swine flu death toll climbs to 66 in Madhya Pradesh

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 17:35

Bhopal: With one more person succumbing to swine flu, the death toll due to the disease has risen to 66 in Madhya Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday.

Ramchandra (55) from Ratlam district succumbed to viral disease at the M Y Hospital in Indore on Monday, they said.

Bhopal has recorded 29 deaths since August while Indore (22), Jabalpur (10) Gwalior (3) and Harda (1) after the viral infection resurfaced in the state during monsoon.

About 80 people are undergoing treatment for symptoms of HINI and the condition of 15 is stated to be critical.

Five more persons tested positive for the influenza virus yesterday. With this, the number of HINI cases in the state has gone up to 266 so far.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 17:35

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