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Swine flu claims 9 lives in Guj, death toll reaches 225

With nine more people succumbing to swine flu the death toll in Gujarat has reached to 225, while 33 fresh cases of the infectious disease were detected, health officials said on Wednesday.

india Updated: Jan 27, 2010 22:52 IST

With nine more people succumbing to swine flu the death toll in Gujarat has reached to 225, while 33 fresh cases of the infectious disease were detected, health officials said on Wednesday.

According to state health department officials, three patients, Vikram Zapda (45), Gangaben Parmar (75) and Sweety Patel (25) died of swine Flu at V S hospital here.

One S K Bhatnagar and Suresh Patel both aged 54, succumbed to the H1N1 virus in Vadodara civil hospital yesterday but their death was reported today.

Rajkot and Ahmedabad recorded one swine flu death each with victims being identified as Jyotsna Mahendrabhai (40), and Hansa Rani (60), they said, adding that one Sarvottam Patel (45) from Ahmedabad died on Monday but the death was reported today.

Death of Sagar Narottam (22) who died at civil hospital in Rajkot on January 22, was reported today.

Fresh cases of the disease were reported from Ahmedabad, Palanpur, Surat and Vadodara. So far, the health authorities in the state have reported 1,188 cases, they said.