45 more swine flu cases in Delhi, total now 759

45 more swine flu cases in Delhi, total now 759

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New Delhi A total of 45 more people tested positive for swine flu on Sunday, taking the number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the city to 759, an official said. There were no new deaths.

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

So far, six deaths have been reported this month till Sunday. In January, 39 cases were reported and one succumbed to the virus.

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.

According to the Delhi government, 17 hospitals and five private hospitals are treating swine flu patients.

Story First Published: February 24, 2013 21:26 IST

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