Condition of three swine flu suspects better, says RML doctor

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New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): The condition of the three swine flu suspects, who are admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital, was reported to be much better on Thursday.

"The condition of three patients who were serious is improving well. We are awaiting the report from NICD, " said Dr. N K Chaturvedi, Medical Superintendent, RML.

The three patients were admitted to RML on Wednesday with swine flu like symptoms.

Of the three, one is a 29-year-old man, who is also suffering from renal failure, another a 40-year-old man, who is suffering from pneumonia and a two-year-old child suffering from cough and cold.

The patients have been put under treatment and are responding well.

Though the reports of their samples are still awaited, the doctors at the hospital are hopeful of their recovery.

RML is one of the government certified testing centres for the symptoms of H1N1 virus.

Till Wednesday, a total of 654 people were screened at the RML, of which 584 are adults and rest 70 are children.

The RML doctors took samples of eleven patients, but no one has been advised admission. Of the 11 patients in the isolation ward, four have already been discharged.

The toll of H1N1 positive cases has risen to 312 in New Delhi.

As on Thursday, the fatal cases of swine flu had touched the mark of 20. (ANI)

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