swine flu in himachal 2016

Four more swine flu deaths in Himachal

SHIMLA – Swine flu claimed four more lives in Himachal Pradesh, raising the death toll to nine, a senior health official said on Thursday. Four more persons tested positive for the H1N1 virus at IGMC Hospital here on Thursday bringing the number of swine flu infected cases to 36, including nine deaths. A 64-year old woman Bhawani Sharma, hailing from Saproon in Solan died at IGMC hospital last night while a Namdhari, who was rushed to the hospital from Mandi on Thursday succumbed to the disease. He was admitted in the hospital reportedly with symptoms of swine flu but the patient was not tested for H1N1 immediately, senior Medical Superintendent Dr Romesh said. Two patients were reportedly died of swine flue at Dr Rajinder Prassad Medical College Tanda in Kangra district. They were identified as Shushama (50) from Dharman and Vijay Kumar (35) from Jogipur. ~ PTI

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