Delhi reports third Swine Flu death

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New Delhi, Aug 25: A 44-year-old woman succumbed to the deadly H1N1 virus on Tuesday, Aug 25 to become third fatality in the national capital.

NK Chaturvedi, the medical superintendent of the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, said, "She was admitted to the hospital on Friday, Aug 21. She was in a serious condition and was on the ventilator."

The woman, a resident of Faridabad, was first admitted to a private hospital, and was brought to the RML hospital in New Delhi when her condition worsened.

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Her samples were sent for testing and on Monday, Aug 24 it was confirmed that she was infected with the H1N1 virus.

On Monday, Aug 24 the country reported 137 fresh Swine Flu positive cases, pushing the total number of infected people to 2,909.

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