Swine flu: Toll in Madhya Pradesh rises to 102

Swine flu: Toll in Madhya Pradesh rises to 102

45Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) The toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh has risen to 102, officials said Sunday.

The figure was revealed by state health department officials to a central government team that is on a visit to various states to access the situation following the outbreak of the contagious H1N1 viral disease.

Pravir Krishna, principal secretary, health, informed the central team that 455 screening centres for swine flu have been set up at district hospitals and community health centres.

Around 75,000 people are being screened daily for the disease, he said, adding that 311 patients have recovered and were sent home.

The central team inspected the provisions in Bhopal and Indore.

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