Pregnant woman among two to test positive for H1N1

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Gurgaon
  • Updated: Jan 19, 2015 13:35 IST

Two more persons have tested positive for swine flu in Gurgaon on Sunday, taking the number of cases to seven, the district health department said.

The victims are a 32-year-old pregnant woman, a resident of Rajiv Nagar in Old Gurgaon, and a man from Ghaziabad.

“As the woman is pregnant, she suffers a higher risk. The case has been refer red to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi,” said Dr Pushpa Bishnoi, civil surgeon, Gurgaon district.

The man was admitted at Medanta Hospital three days ago but was sent to Ghaziabad after providing Tamiflu doses and infor ming the health department there.

The Gurgaon health department authorities have asked those suffering from cold and other flu-like symptoms to stay indoors to ensure maximum isolation.

Also schools and offices have been asked to let people suffering from cough, cold and fever stay at home.

Meanwhile, the district health department has recorded an increase in Tamiflu.

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