Two more cases have been reported from Kochi on Sunday, taking the total number of swine flu cases in Kerala to 71.

The number of confirmed cases of swine flu in Kerala rose to 71 on Sunday with two more cases reported from Kochi.

A doctor, who was screening air passengers at the Nedumbassery airport, and an engineering college student, who arrived from Pune, were found to have contracted the disease, official sources said.

As of now, about 20 persons are in hospitals in different parts of the State with symptoms of swine flu. Only six of these cases had been confirmed. Others are taking medicine at home.

The Indian Medical Association is organising a workshop for doctors here on Sunday. An expert on swine flu will address them.

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