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3 H1N1 deaths in a day, toll at 61 in city


Rajkot: Three individuals died of swine flu in the town on Saturday taking the toll to 61 in ultimate two months. Meanwhile, seven more individuals examined certain for the H1N1 virus on Saturday.
According to the district administration, a 62-year-old woman of Raj Samadhiyala, 55-year-old guy of Jamkandorna and 55-year-old woman of Rajkot town died in numerous hospitals on Saturday morning. The well being officers said that lately 56 other people have been below treatment in various government and personal hospitals.

Meanwhile, the dying toll because of swine flu in the country this 12 months touched 448 with Rajasthan and Gujarat recording the highest fatalities at 137 and 88 respectively since January 1, according to the Union well being ministry. Also, there was important building up in selection of other people being infected via H1N1 which has crossed the 14,000-mark.

Rajasthan reported the highest selection of cases (3,964) and fatalities (137), the ministry knowledge confirmed. Gujarat was once positioned second at the list with 88 deaths and a pair of,726 cases till February 24.

The knowledge confirmed 14,803 other people examined certain for the H1N1 virus in the country this 12 months till February 24. Last 12 months, 14,992 cases and 1,103 deaths because of the swine flu virus have been reported.


With swine flu cases rising alarmingly, the well being ministry has requested state governments to strengthen their surveillance for early detection of the illness and stay beds reserved in hospitals to maintain acute cases that require ventilator facility.


States had been prompt to contain district creditors in enhancing public consciousness and outbreak reaction and factor regular well being advisories.


Seasonal influenza (H1N1) is a self-limiting viral, air-borne illness spread from person to person, through huge droplets generated because of coughing and sneezing, oblique contact via touching a infected object or floor and close contact, together with handshaking, hugging and kissing.




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