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First death of the year 2015 from Swine Flu in Delhi

Swine Flu, Death from Swine Flu, Swine Flu in New Delhi
New Delhi : National capital New Delhi reported the First death of the year 2015 from Swine Flu (H1N1) in Delhi with a 42-year-old woman from Uttam Nagar succumbing to the HINI virus at a private hospital here.

"The woman had died yesterday evening while undergoing treatment at a private hospital but her death was reported today," said Charan Singh, Additional Director in-charge of Public Health, Health department. Also, eight fresh cases of swine flu were reported today taking the total figure to 22 so far this year.

Three women, aged 66 (Madangir), 33 (Sangam Vihar) and 23 (Greater Kailash I) along with five men aged 48 (JNU campus), 71 (Laxmi Nagar), 57 (Rajouri Garden), 62 (Masjid Moth of South Delhi) and 24 (Chhattarpur) have tested positive for H1N1 (swine flu) virus, said Singh.

The 33-year old woman and the 24-year old man were found to be positive for H1N1 virus after tests were conducted at the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and are undergoing treatment at Safdarjung hospital. The remaining six were tested in private labs and are being treated in private hospitals.

"The woman had died yesterday evening while undergoing treatment at a private hospital but her death was reported today," said Singh. With 14 cases reported this year, the total figure has gone up to 66 since last year.





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