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3 more swine flu deaths; toll rises to 52

india Updated: Sep 18, 2009 11:23 IST
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Three more persons have died of swine flu in Pune, taking the death toll in the viral infection in the city to 52, health officials said on Friday.

The three who died last night in different hospitals were Prabhakar Gawde (38), Naresh Bhatia (35) and Sagar Bhalerao (7), hospital sources said.

In many cases, the test results for the infection were coming after the death of the patients as National Institute of Virology (NIV) was coping with an increasing number of samples.