Two more swine flu deaths in Delhi, toll reaches 23

New Delhi, Aug.24 (ANI): With two more women dying due to swine flu in the national capital, the death toll here has reached 23 which include eight persons from outside the city.

According to Dr Debashish Bhattacharya, Delhi government's nodal officer for H1N1 cases, the two ladies died on Monday.

"Two women succumbed to H1N1 virus yesterday. One was admitted to the RML hospital and another in Lady Hardinge Medical College. Both the victims of H1N1 virus were from the city," he said on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, 37 swab samples have tested positive for swine flu virus, taking the total count of confirmed cases in the city this year to 659.

One of the common symptoms of a swine disease is high fever. A victim will suffer from very high body temperature due to fever. Usually, young children found to be the victims of swine flu tend to report higher fevers than the young adults. In either case, high fever is reported. When the high fever is reported in adults, they can also have a high body temperature.

Another symptom of swine flu is coughing. The H1N1 flu virus causes many other cases of the upper respiratory problems.

Aching, sore muscles and fatigue are some of the other symptoms of this illness. Some of the victims of swine flu may have stomach upset and associated problems like vomiting, diarrhea and nausea. (ANI)

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