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34 swine flu deaths in Telangana in a month

Swine Flu

Hyderabad: Swine flu has claimed 34 lives in the past one month, even as 668 persons tested positive for the H1N1 virus so far this year in Telangana, the state government said today.

From January 1 to February 1, 976 samples were tested, of which 668 samples were found to be positive. The number of deaths due to swine flu and other complications is 34, an official release said.

As many as 39 samples out of the total 122 tested yesterday were found to be positive, it said.

The government, however, claimed that the number of positive cases reported in the last six days till yesterday is showing a declining trend.

“Enough stock of medicine is available at all teaching hospitals, district hospitals and area hospitals,” the statement said.

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