Two more test positive for swine flu in Bhutan

  • PTI, Thimphu
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  • Updated: Aug 08, 2009 10:22 IST

Two more Bhutanese have tested positive for swine flu as the total number of H1N1 cases in the country rose to six.

A 65-year-old man from Thimphu and a 30-year-old man tested positive at the Thimphu Referral Hospital, its superintendent Dr Pandup Tshering said.

"The 65-year-old man has no history of travel. He has a large family but none of them have the virus," Tshering said, adding "Some of his family members are abroad but they haven't returned."

Meanwhile, the influenza-testing centre at the hospital is also witnessing an increase in the number of people coming for tests.

"We get about 10-15 people everyday," said Pandup.


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