Gujarat: 98 more swine flu cases reported, two patients die

Almost 100 more swine flu cases were reported in the state on Saturday, while two patients succumbed to the H1N1 virus, the state government said.

According to a health department release, 98 swine flu cases came to light in the state on Saturday. With this, the total number of cases of swine flu since January 1, 2019, has touched 3,210.

“Two people died in the state while undergoing treatment,” the release said.
Swine flu death toll touched 99 as a result of the latest deaths.

“Since January 1, 2019, 2,282 swine flu patients have recovered. At present, 831 patients are undergoing treatment,” the release further added.

The city of Ahmedabad, which has accounted for almost one-third of all swine flu cases in the state, reported 26 new cases on Saturday. Surat city reported 19 cases and Vadodara city reported 17 cases.

Six cases were reported in the city of Bhavnagar and four each in Anand and Sabarkantha. Three cases were confirmed in Kutch, Banaskantha, and Botad, and two each from Mehsana, Ahmedabad rural, and Panchmahal

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