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Four more test positive for swine flu in Jammu

Four more cases of swine flu were reported from Jammu and Kashmir city on Monday, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) patients here to five, officials said on Monday.

india Updated: Aug 17, 2009 17:59 IST

Four more cases of swine flu were reported from Jammu and Kashmir city on Monday, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) patients here to five, officials said on Monday.

Thirty-five samples of suspected patients were sent to the National Centre for Disease Control in New Delhi.

"We have received all the reports and four of them are positive," an official of the Government Medical College told reporters.

The government has made arrangements to quarantine the patients, he said.

Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma asked the people not to panic and said all necessary arrangement would be made to treat the patients.

"This is just one of the diseases, which can be cured. There is no need to worry or panic," he said in a televised appeal.