Swine flu cases on the rise in Gujarat

March 01, 2019 10:49 pm | Updated 10:49 pm IST - AHMEDABAD

With more than 3000 cases and 99 deaths in two months, Swine Flu in Gujarat has become an epidemic as almost 100 new cases are reported from across the state per day.

As on Friday, as many as 853 people are under treatment for H1N1 influenza, which has already claimed 99 lives in this year since January 1st. On Friday, 95 cases were reported by the state health department with maximum, 32 cases, coming from Ahmedabad.

In fact, 178 people have been diagnosed with Swine Flu in the city in this week alone.

“Since January 1st, 2164 people have fully recovered and have been discharged from hospitals while 853 people are under treatment,” a statement issued by the health department said.

“On average, we are getting 80-100 cases and 2-3 deaths per day for last two weeks,” a health department official said.

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