39 fresh cases of swine flu reported in Delhi

39 fresh cases of swine flu reported in Delhi
New Delhi A total of 39 people tested positive for swine flu on Tuesday, taking the number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the capital to 1,137, an official said. There were no reports of any more deaths.

"Thirty-nine more people tested positive for swine flu but there have been no deaths today (Tuesday)," a doctor at the Delhi Health Service (DHS) told sources.

So far, 13 deaths have been reported in Delhi - one in January, 11 in February and one so far in March.

A spurt in cases of swine flu has been seen in the national capital this year. In 2012, only 78 swine flu cases and one death were reported in the capital.

Story First Published: March 05, 2013 19:43 IST

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