October 4, 2009 1:56:17 pm
A 25-year-old woman died of swine flu here taking the death toll due to the disease in Gujarat to 36,state health officials said on Sunday.
“Nishaben Deepakbhai (25) who tested positive for H1N1 virus died on Saturday at the V S Hospital here,” they said.
“The patient died of respiratory failure along with bilateral pneumonia,” they said.
According to the officials,Nisha’s health problems started in the last week of September following which she visited a general physician. Later,in the same week she visited another doctor as her condition did not improve.
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She was diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia following which she was admitted to the V S hospital on October 2. Nisha was administered tamiflu since her admission to the hospital. She tested positive for swine flu yesterday,they said.
Out of the 36 swine flu deaths in the state so far,20 have died in Surat.
Meanwhile,four persons tested positive for the virus on Saturday taking the number of total positive cases reported in the state so far to 213.
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