Five new patients have been tested positive for swine flu in the city taking the total number of cases to 58.
“A total of 58 swine flu patients have been detected in Lucknow so far. They are being treated in different hospitals of the city,” Chief Medical Officer (CMO) S N S Yadav said.
Swatantra Saksena, working in Merchant Navy, had died due to swine flue on Thursday taking the number of deaths due to H1N1 virus to three in the city.
A retired Army officer died of H1N1 virus on January 9 while the wife of a retired jawan died on January 13 in the state capital.
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