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Swine flu cases go up to 67 in Jammu and Kashmir

A villager has been detected with swine flu, taking the total number of such cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 67, state Health Department officials said on Thursday.

india Updated: Jan 21, 2010 16:57 IST

A villager has been detected with swine flu, taking the total number of such cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 67, state Health Department officials said on Thursday.

The 34-year-old villager hailing from Akhnoor tehsil of Jammu district tested positive for H1N1 virus, they said.

The villager has been put on ventilator at the Government Medical College here in view of his critical condition and administered Tamiflu, they said.

Dr R S Charak, who has been appointed as a Nodal officer for dealing with swine flu cases, said government has enough stocks of medicines to treat the disease.

Four persons have died due to swine flu in Jammu and Kashmir so far.