Swine flu deaths on rise in Madhya Pradesh, toll reaches 81

As many as 81 people have died of swine flu in Madhya Pradesh this year, authorities said.

IANS| Last Updated: Feb 18, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

Bhopal: As many as 81 people have died of swine flu in Madhya Pradesh this year, authorities said.

Chief Secretary Anthony J.C. de Sa held a meeting Tuesday and assessed the swine flu situation in the state.

Officials said that from Jan 1 to Feb 16, blood tests were carried out on 961 patients. Of them, 352 have tested positive.

During this period, 126 people have undergone treatment and were better now. But, 81 people died of swine flu.