The H1N1 influenza has claimed 25 lives in Rajasthan this year, an official said on Thursday.
“Since the start of this year till February 10, 25 people have died due to swine flu virus in the state. Besides this, 128 others have been found H1N1 positive,” a medical and health department official told IANS here.
Ten deaths have been reported from Jaipur, four from Ajmer, two from Churu and rest from other cities.
Eighty-two cases have from Jaipur have tested positive, eight from Alwar and six from Ajmer among others.
“We are taking steps to curb the spread of the disease,” said the official.
The state government has directed to have separate out patient departments, isolation wards and ICUs in all government-run hospitals.