A 21-year-old woman was admitted to the isolation ward of the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital on Thursday after testing positive for A (H1N1) influenza.

Hospital authorities said the woman, working as a nurse in a private hospital in the city, might have contracted the influenza virus during a trip to Kerala. She was stable and put on Tamiflu capsules.

Two students of a private polytechnic were discharged after treatment for the flu.

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