11 more test positive for swine flu

Bhubaneswar: Eleven more persons tested positive for swine flu on Thursday. These fresh cases were reported from SUM Hospital (3), Capital Hospital (2), Shanti Hospital (2) and one each from Kalinga Hospital, Care Hospital, SCB Medical College and Hospital and VIMSAR.
Health department sources said of the total 779 swab samples sent for examination, 270 have been found infected with H1N1 virus. Twenty-nine samples were sent for test this morning.
The viral influenza has so far claimed 23 lives in the state this season.

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