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Swine flu toll in Himachal rises to 15

A 31-year-old man died due to swine flu in Shimla, taking the toll in the state to 15, a health official said Tuesday.

Shimla: A 31-year-old man died due to swine flu in Shimla, taking the toll in the state to 15, a health official said Tuesday.

"The victim was a resident of Jubbal Kotkhai (in Shimla district). He died at the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital here Monday. He was admitted to the hospital in the morning," swine flu nodal officer Vinod Mehta said.
He said that so far 15 people have died due to the H1N1 virus in the state.
"Till now 41 people have tested positive for the disease," he added.

IANS