Bangalore confirms four more swine flu deaths

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Bangalore, Sep 4 (ANI): Four more swine flu deaths were reported in Karnataka on Friday, taking the H1N1 virus toll to 35 in the state.

According to sources, all the four deaths occurred Bangalore.

Though, the deaths happened between Sunday and Wednesday, the results of the swab tests arrived only on Friday.

The State Health Department is taking steps to contain the spread of swine flu. Recently a special swine flu training programme for doctors of private hospitals was held in here.

State Health and Family Welfare Director, Usha Wasunkar said: "The programme organised by state government was intended at making swine flu treatment more effective."

Meanwhile, 19 more people have tested positive for H1N1 virus, taking the number of confirmed cases in the state to 536. All 19 cases were reported in Bangalore. (ANI)

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