Swine flu killed more in Delhi!

February 20, 2013 18:39
Swine flu killed more in Delhi!

On Tuesday, two more swine flu deaths were reported in the Capital, resulting the toll rise to 11 this year. In fact the total number of cases rose to 510 with detection of three new cases on Tuesday.

Moreover, Two women, 36 and 45, died at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Apollo Hospital respectively. The Delhi government said it is closely watching the readiness of hospitals for treatment, availability of beds in isolation wards and in Intensive Care Units, stock and regular availability of medicines and management of diagnostic facilities.

According health minister A.K. Walia, the identified 17 government and five private hospitals for treatment as well as three government and five private diagnostic laboratories are effectively working round the clock to manage the cases. He also added that the Doctors advised for maintaining high standard of personal hygiene to prevent the disease and therefore mouth should be covered while sneezing or coughing and hands should be properly washed.

Therefore, let's follow the precautionary measures to be safe from swine flu while keeping others also safe.

(AW:Samrat Biswas)

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