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Suspected swine flu death in Goa

A 67-year-old man suspected to be suffering from swine flu died at a private hospital in Panaji on Saturday. Shiva Murthy arrived in Panaji from Bangalore on Friday and was admitted with high fever to the hospital where his condition deteriorated. He passed away this morning, health officials said.

india Updated: Aug 22, 2009 12:19 IST

A 67-year-old man suspected to be suffering from swine flu died at a private hospital in Panaji on Saturday.

Shiva Murthy arrived in Panaji from Bangalore on Friday and was admitted with high fever to the hospital where his condition deteriorated. He passed away this morning, health officials said.

State Nodal Officer for Swine Flu Dr Jose De Sa said that Murthy's throat swabs have sent for HINI testing to Delhi and the reports are awaited.

Murthy was suffering from broncho pneumonia and was earlier hospitalised in Bangalore, health authorities added.