Swine flu death toll rises to 87 in Madhya Pradesh; 129 people being treated in hospitals

Death toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh stands at 87 in 83 days, even as 129 persons are being treated for the disease in different hospitals, officials said on Friday.

IANS September 22, 2017 17:18:52 IST
Swine flu death toll rises to 87 in Madhya Pradesh; 129 people being treated in hospitals

Bhopal: The death toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh stands at 87 in 83 days (1 July to 21 September), even as 129 persons are being treated for the disease in different hospitals, officials said on Friday.

Swine flu death toll rises to 87 in Madhya Pradesh 129 people being treated in hospitals

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Health department director KL Sahu told IANS that, on Thursday, two persons suffering from swine flu died in two Indore hospitals.

"The disease is spreading continuously as approximately one person is dying every day due to the disease. The toll from 1 July to 21 September is 87," Sahu said.

He added that 529 persons were found to be suffering from the H1N1 virus in the given period.

All hospitals and clinics have formed separate wards for treatment of patients suffering from the disease.

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