Monday, August 31, 2009

Swine Flu Toll Reaches 102

The deadly H1N1 Virus has claimed 102 lives in India, after three more people succumbed to this virus. Out the latest three deaths reported, two are men from Maharashtra and the third one is a woman from Uttarakhand. 128 more people have been tested positive for the virus from different states.

According to officials from Pune, 42-year-old Vilas Padale and 26-year-old Anil Nikam succumbed to swine flu infection at separate private hospitals in Pune last night.

According to the about 15 people, who are currently being treated for the viral disease, are critical and have been admitted to various hospitals across Pune. The death toll in Pune is the highest in India with 31 people having succumbed to the disease.

35-year-old Rubina, a resident of Mussoorie, who had been suffering from cold, cough and fever for the last five days, passed away at the Doon Hospital last night, nodal officer for swine flu in Uttarakhand Pankaj Jain said. Her throat swab samples have been sent for test, he said.

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