Swine Flu claims 3 lives in Rajasthan in 6 days

Jaipur, Jan 6: A 45-year-old man died of swine flu here, taking the toll of the disease-related deaths in the state to three in the New Year, health officials said on Tuesday.

Gopal Lal Kumawat of Sambhar town died of swine flu on Sunday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital where he was admitted on December 29, officials said.


Earlier, two persons -- 33-year-old Narendra Gochar and 44-year-old Indira Devi -- had died while undergoing treatment in Kota and Jaipur on January 2 and January 1 respectively, according to a report by the health department. Of the fifty samples collected, two suspected swine flu patients are being treated in the city hospitals.

Extreme cold weather conditions or fluctuating temperature was responsible for the cause of H1N1 disease, the report said.


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