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One more death, 99 new cases; India's H1N1 count over 2000

A seven-month-old girl died of swine flu in Mumbai. Ninety-nine fresh cases of swine flu were reported from across the country today taking the total number of people afflicted by the disease to over 2,000.

delhi Updated: Aug 18, 2009 22:43 IST

A seven-month-old girl died of swine flu in Mumbai. Ninety-nine fresh cases of swine flu were reported from across the country today taking the total number of people afflicted by the disease to over 2,000.

A seven-month-old girl died of swine flu at the municipal Kasturba Hospital here today, becoming the third casualty of the disease in the metropolis.

"The girl Modia Mohammad Shaikh, a resident of suburban Ghatkopar, died at the hospital eary today," Additional
Municipal Commissioner Manisha Mhaiskar told reporters.

Ninety-nine fresh cases of swine flu were reported from across the country today taking the total number of people afflicted by the disease to over 2,000.

Of the fresh cases, Delhi reported 10, while Bangalore and Mumbai reported 20 each. Pune reported 18 cases.

While Aurangabad, Ahmedabad and Dhule reported three cases each, Panchkula, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Cochin, Calicut,
Nashik and Dibrugarh reported two cases each.

Ghaziabad, Goa, Udupi, Manipal, Surat, Silchar, Kolhapur and Satara reported one each.

The two cases reported from Cochin have a travel history to Dubai.

One of the cases reported from Delhi had a travel history to Thailand while two others have traveled to Australia. One
of the two cases reported from Hyderabad has a travel history to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

All other cases reported during the day are indigenous cases with no foreign travel history.

A total of 10,578 people have been tested so far out of which 2,026 tested positive for swine flu. Of the 2,026
positive cases, 708 have been discharged.