With H1N1 viral infection continuing in Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur mayor Prabhat Sahu has become its latest victim, health officials said.
The mayor had been suffering from fever for the past few days since his return from Nagod.
On Thursday, his blood sample was sent for testing which confirmed that he was suffering from the H1N1 infection, officials said.
Sahu has been advised complete rest for the next few days and is being treated for the disease, they said.
The state has so far reported 17 deaths due to the swine flu from January 1 this year.