Swine flu cases reach 1283
Ninety more swine flu cases were reported from across the country today taking the total number of those infected to 1,283.delhi Updated: Aug 13, 2009 23:41 IST
Ninety more swine flu cases were reported from across the country today taking the total number of those infected to 1,283.
Pune remained the worst-hit area reporting 43 new cases. While Mumbai reported 18 flu cases, Kolhapur had two, Delhi (16), Bangalore (9), Mangalore (1) and Gurgaon (1).
All 43 cases reported from Pune are indigenous cases.
In Mumbai, 17 out of the 18 cases were indigenous. The other is a three-year old female who arrived from the UK.
Two indigenous cases with no foreign travel history are reported in Kolhapur.
Sixteen cases have been reported from Delhi, of which 13 are indigenous cases. The three others have foreign travel history. They include a 14-year-old male who arrived from the UK, a 19-year-old male who came here from China and a 17-year-old male who arrived from the US.
In Bangalore, all nine cases are indigenous with no foreign travel history. The lone patient in Mangalore is also an indigenous case with no overseas travel history.
Gurgaon also reported one indigenous case.
Out of the total cases so far reported, 694 are at various stages of recovery.
A total of 6,249 people have been tested so far out of whom 1,283 tested positive for swine flu. As many 680 out of the 6,249 people have been identified through entry screening, 1,107 through contact tracing and the rest reported voluntarily. Of the 1,283 positive cases, 589 have been discharged.