With 6 new cases today, total H1N1 cases rise to 45 in Gujarat
Six more people have tested positive for swine flu in Ahmedabad today, taking the total number of cases suffering from virus in the state to 45.india Updated: Aug 17, 2009 21:45 IST
Six more people have tested positive for swine flu in Ahmedabad on Monday, taking the total number of cases suffering from virus in the state to 45.
"Number of cases tested positive so far has gone up to 45 in the state and today six people, four male and two female,have tested positive in Ahmedabad," said state Health Minister Jaynarayan Vyas.
He said at present, 28 patients are admitted in the hospitals in Ahmedabad (11), Vadodara (9) Surat (7) and
Bhavnagar (1) while two people have so far died of the deadly virus in the state.
Meanwhile, there has been death of a suspected swine flu patient in a private hospital in the city here.
"The patient died on August 13 at 5 pm at Sidhivinayak hospital in Maninagar area. However, the hospital did not
inform the health authorities about the patient, who was a suspected case of swine flu," a senior official in the health
department said, adding, "the authorities have launched an inquiry into the incident."