VADODARA: Two more persons, including a resident of of Vadodara city and another resident from neighbouring Dahod district in Gujrat, succumbed to on Monday taking the total due to H1N1 virus to seven in Vadodara district from beginning of this year.

A 49-year-old female resident of posh Alkapuri area succumbed to swine flu at around 10.20am on Monday morning while an 82-year-old male patient from Pandav Road of Dahod district succumbed to H1N1 virus at around 1.50pm. Both the patients were admitted at private hospitals in the city.

A 54-year-old male resident from Karjan town of Vadodara district, who was admitted at a city-based private hospital, had also succumbed to swine flu on Sunday.

According to officials of the health department, from the beginning of this year, a total of six patients have succumbed to swine flu of which five residents were residing within the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) limits while the patient who died on Monday hailed from neighbouring Dahod.

Since January 1, a total of 41 H1N1 positive cases have been reported within areas falling in VMC limits. Of these, 18 patients have been cured, 18 patients are undergoing treatment while five have died.

In Vadodara rural, a total of nine positive cases have been reported of which eight patients have been cured while one has died.
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