One person, who was confirmed to have H1N1 infection, died in this district on Saturday night while four positive cases were reported in Palakkad, according to the Health Department sources here on Sunday. The 35-year-old victim hailed from Ponmudi area and was admitted to the hospital with respiratory problems.

A total of 34 patients had been quarantined in hospitals while 174 patients were under home quarantine, the Department said in a release.

One of the patients was undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care Unit while the throat swab of 27 suspected cases had been sent for examination to competent laboratories.