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15 more swine flu cases in Delhi

Fifteen more people tested positive for swine flu in New Delhi on Saturday, taking the number of those infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the capital to 1,267, an official said.

delhi Updated: Mar 09, 2013 23:33 IST
IANS

Fifteen more people tested positive for swine flu in New Delhi on Saturday, taking the number of those infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the capital to 1,267, an official said. There were no new deaths.

"Fifteen more people tested positive for swine flu but there have been no deaths today (Saturday)," a doctor at the Delhi Health Service (DHS) told IANS.

So far, 16 deaths have been reported in Delhi - one in January, 11 in February and four in March.

A spurt in swine flu cases has been seen in the national capital this year. In 2012, only 78 swine flu cases and one death were reported in the capital.

First Published: Mar 09, 2013 23:32 IST