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Swine Flu : Death toll rises to 49 in Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Feb 03, 2015

The death toll rises to 49 this year in Rajasthan because of Swine Flue. Ten more people succumbed to Swine flu on Monday, a health official said yesterday.

An official of the state medical and health department said that Of the ten new deaths recorded yesterday, five persons died in Ajmer, two in Jodhpur, one each in Nagaur, Jaipur and Tonk, The victims were admitted in state-run and private hospitals, they added.

Meanwhile, the health of former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who had tested positive for swine flu, was said to be improving and was in better condition, his personal secretary told to media.

In this new year Rajasthan had witnessed 49 deaths due to H1N1 virus, prompting the state government to direct senior medical officers from the medical directorate to go to various districts for effective monitoring of cases of swine flu.

Src:- http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/swine-flu-claim-10-more-lives-toll-climbs-to-49-in-rajasthan/articleshow/46094980.cms

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