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Two teenaged sisters among five fresh swine flu cases

Two teenaged sisters from Kerala were among five persons who tested positive for swine flu on Sunday, taking the total number of those affected with the virus to 134 in the country.

delhi Updated: Jul 05, 2009 20:16 IST

Two teenaged sisters from Kerala were among five persons who tested positive for swine flu on Sunday, taking the total number of those affected with the virus to 134 in the country.

Out of the five cases, three are from Kerala and two from Delhi.

"Five new cases of swine flu have been reported. Two cases each were reported from Delhi and Kozhikode and one was reported from Kochi. The total number of cases has now risen to 134," a Health Ministry official said.

Out of the 134 people affected with swine flu, the official said, 99 have been discharged while the rest remain admitted to various hospitals across the country.

The cases in Kozhikode were of two teenaged girls, aged 16 and 19, whose parent had earlier been detected with swine flu. "All of them had travelled from Abu Dhabi and they reached Kozhikode on June 27," the official said.

The third case in Kerala was that of a 35-year-old man, who travelled from Cayman Island in United Kingdom, and reached Kochi on June 29.

Out of the two cases in Delhi, one is that of the 34- year-old mother of a positive case reported July three. They had reached Delhi from New Jersey on June 29. The other case is that of a 30-year-old man, who travelled from Botswana and reached Delhi on June 30.