Delhi reports first case of H1N1 influenza

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New Delhi, Jun 8: Health officials said that two fresh cases of Swine flu (H1N1 influenza) were reported in India on Sunday, Jun 8 taking the total number of confirmed people infected with the H1N1 virus to 10.

Among those who tested positive for H1N1 influenza, include a 25-year-old man who sat near to the software professional who had returned from United States on May 31 with the infection. Health Ministry reports suggest that the person travelled with techie by British Airways flight BA 277 on May 31. Of the total number of people infected in India, 7 are from Hyderabad, which also reported the first case in the nation.

A 35-year-old man who reached Delhi from New York on Jun 2 has also tested positive for the flu. He reportedly developed flu like symptoms two days after reaching Delhi and tested positive for it. The person is on home quarantine. India reported first case of Swine flu on May 16.

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