Five new swine flu cases in Bengal

August 5th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Five more people tested positive for swine flu in West Bengal Thursday taking the number of confirmed cases of the contagious disease to 114 in the state this year, a health department official said.
“Five confirmed cases of swine flu were reported today (Thursday). The total confirmed cases of H1N1 infection are now 114 in the state,” said Dr Asit Biswas, nodal officer for swine flu.

Four people have died of swine flu this year in the state.

In 2009, a total of 135 people were affected by swine flu in the state.

However, there were no casualties.

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