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Four more swine flu deaths in Orissa, toll 14

Orissa Tuesday confirmed four more deaths due to swine flu, taking the total deaths due to the H1N1 virus in the state since July to 14.



Bhubaneswar: Orissa Tuesday confirmed four more deaths due to swine flu, taking the total deaths due to the H1N1 virus in the state since July to 14.

"All the four were women," an official of the state health control room said.

While two deaths were reported from Bhubaneswar, the other two were in Cuttack.

"As of today (Tuesday), throat swabs of 186 people have been tested since July. Of them 65 were found positive. The death toll stands at 14," the official added.

At least 13 patients are undergoing treatment at various hospitals and their condition is stated to be stable, he said.

IANS

From Zee News

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