Swine flu claims 2 more lives in Rajasthan; toll reaches 432

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Jaipur/Kota, Apr 14: Two more persons died of swine flu in Rajasthan, taking the death toll due to the dreaded HINI virus to 432 since January this year, an official said on Monday.

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Out of 6,689 people diagnosed with the virus in the state, 432 people have died, an official of State Medical and Health Directorate said here. Barring Dholpur and Sirohi, swine flu deaths have occurred in all of the 31 districts of Rajasthan, the official added.

In Kota, 50-year-old Madan Lal from Kalyanpura village died last night at a private hospital, Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) of the district Dr R N Yadav said. He was admitted to the hospital on April 11 and was tested H1N1 positive on April 12, Yadav said.

Jaipur has recorded the maximum number of 85 deaths followed by Ajmer 48, Jodhpur 33, Nagaur 31, Barmer 23, Kota 21, Udaipur 15, Chittorgarh 14, Bhilwara and Tonk 13 each, Sikar and Pali 12 each, Jhunjhunu 11, Churu 10, Bikaner 8, Dausa and Bharatpur 7 each, Rajsamand, Alwar and Banswara 6 each.

PTI 

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