Two swine flu deaths in Delhi, city’s toll 87

January 11th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Two people died due to swine flu in the national capital Monday, taking the toll due to the pandemic virus to 87 in the city, health officials said.
A 41-year-old man died in Apollo Hospital while a 36-year-old woman died in GTB Hospital in the capital Monday, said Anjana Prakash, Delhi’s deputy nodal officer for swine flu.

“Both of them were admitted to the hospital with severe lung infection,” Prakash told IANS.

The city also reported six new cases of swine flu Monday, taking the cumulative swine flu infections in the city to 9,562. Over 50 percent of those affected by swine flu in Delhi are children.

Delhi reported its first swine flu death Aug 20, 2009.

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