Swine flu toll climbs to seven in Vadodra

The total number of deaths due to H1N1 infection in Vadodara district this season has now touched seven, which include two in Vadodara rural and five within the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) limits.

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VADODRA: A 46-year-old woman from Amreshvarpura village of Waghodiya taluka succumbed to swine flu in SSG Hospital while four more tested positive on Tuesday.

The total number of deaths due to H1N1 infection in Vadodara district this season has now touched seven, which include two in Vadodara rural and five within the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) limits.

Of the four patients who tested positive, three males belong to Ramdevnagar, Gotri and Ektanagar areas in the city. While two are admitted in private hospitals, a 58-year-old patient has been admitted at SSG Hospital. Another 48-year-old female patient hailing from Sisva village, who has been admitted at a private hospital, has also tested positive.

In all, 67 people have tested positive out of the 344 whose samples were taken in the VMC limits. Of this, 47 have been cured, condition of 14 is said to be stable while one patient is currently under ventilator.

In Vadodara rural, of the total 21 patients who have been tested positive this season, 16 have been cured, two have died while condition of three patients is said to be stable.

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