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A 48-year-old diabetic patient Anjana Shetty died of swine flu on Thursday at Jehangir Hospital. She was admitted to the hospital on March 26,Dr S T Pardeshi,Pune Municipal Corporations medical chief said. She had complained of breathlessness and had low grade fever,he added.
This is the twelfth death due to swine flu this year. Ten new patients were detected with swine flu infection on Thursday,taking the total from April 1 to 60. In March,there were 248 new cases and 10 deaths. Two deaths took place in April,Pardeshi said,adding that one person is on ventilator at KEM Hospital.
Medical officer of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation Dr Milind Jawale said there were no deaths and two new cases.
Meanwhile,medical officers said they have requested the state government to supply vaccines for the medical and paramedical staff.