Two die of swine flu in Orissa, toll reaches 19

Two women died of swine flu in Orissa, taking the total number of deaths due to the influenza to 19 in the state since July, an official said Monday.

Bhubaneswar: Two women died of swine flu in Orissa, taking the total number of deaths due to the influenza to 19 in the state since July, an official said Monday.

The women died Sunday at the Veer Surendra Sai Medical College and Hospital in Burla town of Sambalpur district, about 350 km from here, an official of the state health control room said.

The number of people infected by the H1N1 virus went up to 79 in Orissa after four more people tested positive for the disease Sunday. Two cases each were reported from Burla and Bhubaneswar, he said.
IANS

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