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12 swine flu cases in Nashik

Twelve persons have tested positive for swine flu in Nashik, a senior government doctor said.

india Updated: Aug 18, 2009 15:59 IST

Twelve persons have tested positive for swine flu in Nashik, a senior government doctor said on Tuesday.

"The report of 31 suspected cases has come from Pune's National Institute of Virology (NIV). Out of them 12 tested positive while remaining 19 were negative," Dr AD Bhalsingh, civil surgeon said

So far, five patients, who tested positive have been discharged alongwith others after their health improved, he said.

"Now nine patients, including three tested positive are being treated in the hospital and their condition is stable," he said.

Four patients are also being treated in municipal corporation's Zakir Hussain hospital.