Swine flu in Kashmir: 10 more patients test positive

Srinagar: 10 more patients tested positive for H1N1 today taking toll to 119 since oct 2014, a health official said.

“One death occurred yesterday late night. Patient was 28 year old male from Kokernag who had cardiac comorbidities like AR, MR and left ventricular failure and had been admitted at SKIMS on 19th Feb for those conditions only. Patient had tested positive for H1N1.¬†One more patient was admitted at SKIMS who was a 20 year old female from Soura. The patient is stable. Thus total number of patients admitted at SKIMS is 8.” the spokesperson added.

200 patients with respiratory symptoms were seen at SKIMS special OPD on Sunday up to 3pm. out of which swabs were taken from 30 patients.

Number of phone calls have been received at SKIMS help line were misconceptions of public have been removed.