New Delhi, May 3: Health officials in the National Capital said that all the six suspected cases of swine flu reported here were tested negative. The sixth and last patient was a London-based NRI.
NK Chaturvedi, the Medical superintendent of the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital said, "His samples were found negative Saturday, May 2 evening like of the other five. We have discharged him early this morning." He added that the RML hospital is ully equipped to handle the flu. Of the six suspected cases, two were non-resident Indians (NRIs) and all of them came to India in the past fortnight.
Surveillance at all international airports and ports in India is increased after the reports of pandemic swine flu and the passengers from H1N1 influenza infected nations are undergoing mandatory medical checks.