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One more tested positive for swine flu in Gujarat, 15 cases so far

india Updated: Aug 11, 2009 23:29 IST
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Cases of swine flu are increasing in Gujarat with the total number of those being tested positive rising to 15 on Tuesday and one person succumbing to the deadly virus in Vadodara city.

"So far, 84 suspected cases have been registered in the state, out of which 15 have been confirmed with swine flu
while 45 have tested negative," State Health Minister Jaynarayan Vyas told PTI.

One patient tested positive in Ahmedabad today, Vyas said.

He added that results of 24 persons are awaited while 10 patients are hospitalised presently.

According to him, admitted patients are in government hospitals in Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara.

"The condition of all the admitted patient is stable and nobody is on ventilator," the minister said.

Two people who have died in Gujarat due to the H1N1 virus include an NRI Pravin Patel and a girl Arya Borde from Vadodara.

Meanwhile, State Chief Minister Narendra Modi has called an all-party meeting tomorrow to discuss the action plan for tackling the disease, which is rapidly spreading in the country.