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254 swine flu deaths in India

Posted on Feb 27, 10:40PM | IANS

New Delhi, Feb 27 : As many as 254 people have died of swine flu in India so far during 2013 with the highest toll reported from Rajasthan, the union health ministry said Wednesday.

A total of 2,267 people have tested positive for the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in 35 states and union territories with the highest, 759 cases, reported from Delhi till Sunday followed by Rajasthan (556 cases) and Haryana (298 cases).

Rajasthan reported the highest number of deaths at 105 followed by 49 deaths in Gujarat, 36 in Haryana and 29 in Punjab, the ministry said.