Local Congress Leader in Ratlam Dies of Swine Flu

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Local Congress Leader in Ratlam Dies of Swine Flu

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Indore: 

A Congress leader in Ratlam district today died of swine flu at a private hospital.

Mukesh Jain, 43, hailing from Namli area in Ratlam district, was admitted to the hospital in a serious condition on February 18.

Two days back, he had tested positive for the H1N1 viral infection to which he succumbed this morning, Dr Manish Jain of the hospital told PTI.

Mukesh Jain was the spokesman of Ratlam district Congress committee.

Since January 1 this year, 200 people tested positive for swine flu in Indore district out of which 60 have succumbed to the virus so far, said Dr Sanjay Dixit, head of the community health department at state run Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in Indore.

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