A 60-year-old man has been admitted to the Nashik Civil Hospital for a suspected swine flu infection after he developed breathing problem.

Hospital authorities said that presently he was on ventilator and samples have been sent to laboratory in Pune to ascertain if it was a case of swine flu.

Govind D Tandale was admitted to the general ward of the hospital on May 16, and considering the symptoms he was shifted to a special ward yesterday.

Authorities assured that there was no swine flu “epidemic” in the city.