1 positive, 10 suspected Swine Flu cases in East Godavari

THE HANS INDIA |   Apr 10,2017 , 10:28 PM IST


Kakinada: There seems to be no reprieve from the prevalence of H1NI cases on East Godavari.  The heat sensitive H1 N1 virus spreading to different places in the district resulting in rise in number of suspected cases to ten and with one positive case.According to district medical authorities there are six suspected cases in  Rajamahendravram government hospital and PCR [ Swab test] reports are awaited from Visakhapatnam.

 As per the details available there are one positive and five suspected cases in Kakimada government general hospital [ KGGH] .   Swab test reports are awaited from PCR lab.According to Kakinada  Branch of  Indian  Medical Association [ IMA] president,  Dr. Vadrevu Ravi , no  suspected Swine Flu  cases were admitted to nursing homes and hospitals in the city and surrounding areas.

“If suspected cases approach us we start   treatment and the same will be intimated  to district medical and health authorities  for necessary follow up.  This   has been necessitated as the family members  of suspected  cases at the  place of origin  has also  to be  provided  with preventive medical care to avoid the spread of this health hazard,” he said.