11 more succumb to swine flu in Raj, toll 153
Eleven more persons have succumbed to swine flu in different parts of Rajasthan, taking the toll due to the H1N1 virus in the state to 153 this year. A senior official of Medical and Health Directorate said on Sunday that while three persons each died of swine flu in Jaipur and Jodhpur, two died in Ajmer, and one each in Nagaur, Bharatpur and Kota. While 33 districts in the state have been afflicted with swine flu, eight districts of Sawaimadhopur, Dholpur, Sirohi, Jalore, Baran, Jhalawar, Pratpagarh, and Rajsamand have not reported any mortality due to H1N1. Out of the 2167 patients testing positive for the virus, 153 have died in the state this year, he said. So far, Jaipur has reported 26 deaths due to the virus, maximum in the state.