Two more swine flu deaths reported in Pune, Chennai

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Pune / Chennai, Aug 22 (ANI): Two more swine flu deaths were reported on Saturday in the country, taking the death toll to 47.

One death each was reported from Pune and Chennai.

With a 60 year old Baban Hangule succumbing to the virus on Saturday, Pune witnessed 20 deaths for the virus so far.

According to sources, Hangule was admitted in a serious condition to the state run Sasson Hospital on August 19.

The Maharashtra Health Department has expressed fears about controlling the spreading of the virus.

Educational institutions continue to remain closed.

The H1N1 virus has claimed the maximum victims in Pune since the first fatality was reported on August 3. (ANI)

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