National Institute of Communicable Disease (NICD)

  • 21 more test positive for swine flu

    New Delhi: Twenty-one people tested positive for swine flu on Sunday. Three cases each were reported from Safdarjung, Ram Manohar Lohia and Lok Nayak hospitals. Among private hospitals, Max Hospital in Saket, Apollo Hospital in Sarita Vihar and Fortis Vasant Kunj reported one case each. A senior official in the state health department said at least seven patients were taking treatment at home. “One patient who was confirmed positive for swine flu got the tests done in Delhi and is admitted at Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital in Ghaziabad,” said the official. “Three people have died in swine fluin Delhithis year,” he added.TheDelhi government has designated 22 hospitals, including five private ones, for treatment of swine flu.

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