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2 more test positive for swine flu in Goa

india Updated: Jul 23, 2009 11:38 IST

Two more person have tested positive for swine flu in Goa, the health officials said on.

With the two confirmations, the total number of positive cases in Goa have reached five.

Two of the three samples sent for examination to National Institute of Communicable Diseases, New Delhi have tested positive for A(H1N1) influenza.

Two men -- one 40-year-old and another 37-year-old - have tested positive for the flu and have been isolated, the officials said .

While the 40-year-old man is supposed to have contracted the H1N1 virus from another man, who had already tested positive for the flu, with whom he had travelled from Mumbai to Goa on July 14, the 37-year-old male had arrived in Goa from London via Mumbai on July 18, they said.

Meanwhile, the officials have sent one more sample of suspected swine flu for testing. The 30-year-old man had traveled from Amsterdam, Holland to Hong Kong on July 16 and then to Mumbai the following day.