Two more swine flu deaths in Delhi, city toll 48

December 16th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Two people died of swine flu in the national capital Wednesday, taking the total number of fatalities due to Influenza A (H1N1) to 48, officials said.
The victims were a 39-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man. “With these two deaths, the total death count in Delhi is 48,” Anjana Prakash, additional nodal officer handling swine flu cases in Delhi, told IANS.

The woman was admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital while the man was in the Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narain Hospital.

Delhi also recorded 169 new cases of swine flu Wednesday. Of these, 98 were children. This has taken the cumulative total number of swine flu cases in the capital to 7,811, Prakash said.

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