Rajasthan News

Swine flu death toll mounts to 73 in Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Feb 06, 2015

The number of deaths related to Swine Flu in Rajasthan is increasing day by day, On Thursday five more persons succumbed to swine flu taking the toll since the beginning of the year to 73, health department officials said.

“The deaths were reported from Jaipur, Dausa and Jodhpur. Besides, 19 more people tested positive Thursday for swine flu,” He said.

The disease has created panic in the state, and over 270 people Thursday reached the state’s largest government-run SMS Hospital in Jaipur for swine flu tests.

An official said that till Wednesday, 437 people tested positive for the H1N1 virus, with the maximum of 152 from Jaipur.

There were also reports of shortage of tablets used for treating H1N1 virus from many areas.

Vasundhara Raje government is also critisized by former Cheif Minister Ashok Gahlot for delay in arranging 10 lakh Tamiflu tablets used for treating H1N1 virus.

Src:- http://zeenews.india.com/news/health/health-news/swine-flu-kills-five-more-in-rajasthan-toll-now-73_1542092.html

 

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