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H1N1 claims 3 more,Pune city toll rises to 69

With three more deaths reported on Saturday,the swine flu toll in Pune city rose to 69.

Written by Express News Service | Pune |
October 4, 2009 12:57:17 pm

With three more deaths reported on Saturday,the swine flu toll in the city rose to 69. Ramesh Malwe (28) from Nasrapur Bhor,who was admitted to the Sahyadri Munot Hospital on September 25,died around 7 am on Saturday.

Nasim Sheikh from Kashidnagar,Pimple Gurav,died at a private hospital in the area. She was admitted on September 29. The third victim Jijabai Koli from Alandi,who was admitted at Yashwantrao Chavan hospital in Pimpri on September 28 died at 3pm on Saturday.

28 persons have been admitted in the ICU while 12 persons are on the ventilator at various hospitals in the city.

Meanwhile,one student each from Nav Maharashtra Vidyalaya in Pimpri-Chinchwad and Ashram school in Junnar taluka have tested positive for the H1N1 virus. Over the last two months,nearly 5 lakh people have undergone a check-up for Swineflu. On Friday,3,009 persons were checked for H1N1 virus of which 21 have tested positive.

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Sixty-one persons were admitted in various hospitals in the city on Saturday of which nine were confirmed and 52 were suspected cases. On Friday,of the 67 persons admitted,10 were confirmed and 57 cases were suspected.

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