A man died of A(H1N1) at a private hospital here on Monday.

Chitrashekar (34), a resident of Urudgere, had been running fever. His blood sample was collected on September 29 and sent to NIMHANS in Bangalore. The report confirmed that he was suffering from A(H1N1).

District surveillance officer Krishnaiah said since April, they’ve had 18 cases of the flu. Three persons have died in Tumkur district of A(H1N1) since April.

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