13 new confirmed cases of swine flu in India

13 new confirmed cases of swine flu in India
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Jul 20 2009. 12 13 AM IST
Updated: Mon, Jul 20 2009. 12 13 AM IST
New Delhi: Thirteen new confirmed A/H1N1 influenza cases were reported from different parts of the country on Sunday, with three cases each from Delhi and adjoining Gurgaon, taking the total to cases to 297, an official release said.
It said two cases each were reported from Hyderabad and Chandigarh and one each from Roopnagar in Punjab, Kasargod in Kerala and Pune.
Of the three cases in Delhi, two -- one 12 year old girl and another 15 year old boy -- were found to be school contacts of previous positive cases in Delhi, the release said.
The third case found was that of a seven-year-old boy who travelled from London by Air India flight and reached here yesterday. He was detected with the disease during screening at the airport and was admitted in the identified health facility, the release said.
About the three cases reported from Gurgaon, the release said all were girl students and were school contacts of a previously reported positive case in Gurgaon.
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First Published: Mon, Jul 20 2009. 12 13 AM IST
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