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Telangana register 37 fresh Swine Flu cases

Telangana register 37 fresh Swine Flu cases
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The number of deaths due to swine flu in Telangana State rose to 69 on Thursday after three fresh deaths were reported here. Thirty seven fresh and positive swine flu cases have been reported, taking the total number of cases to 1,925, according to a bulletin issued by the Telangana State government.

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The number of deaths due to swine flu in Telangana State rose to 69 on Thursday after three fresh deaths were reported here. Thirty seven fresh and positive swine flu cases have been reported, taking the total number of cases to 1,925, according to a bulletin issued by the Telangana State government.
“In the current year from January 1 to March 11, 5,967 samples have been tested, out of which 1,925 samples were found to be positive. The number of deaths because of other complications and swine flu as on date is 69,” it said. The bulletin said 117 samples were sent for testing on Wednesday and 37 samples tested positive for the virus. “
The number of positive cases reported in the last six days (up to March 11) is 51, 32, 31, 41, 46 and 37,” it said. The bulletin issued on Wednesday put the number of deaths at 66. The Telangana government has advised citizens to take precautions such as reporting the appearance of early symptoms of swine flu like high fever, sneezing, cough and body pains to hospitals immediately. The bulletin further added that sufficient stock of medicine was available at different hospitals in Telangana and ample testing kits were also available.
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