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30 new cases of swine flu in India

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, February 20, 2010

Thirty fresh cases of influenza A (H1N1) were reported from across India today, but there were no deaths due to the swine flu in any part of the country and the toll remained at 1330.

Of the total swine flu deaths in the country so far, Maharashtra now accounts for 350, while 276 lives have been lost in Gujarat, 186 in Rajasthan, 146 in Karnataka, 95 in Delhi, 52 in Andhra Pradesh, 39 in Punjab, 37 each in Kerala and Haryana, 25 in Madhya Pradesh, 19 in Uttar Pradesh, 13 in Uttarakhand, 10 in Chhattisgarh, 8 each in Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh, 7 in Tamil Nadu, 6 in Puducherry, 5 in Goa, 4 in Jammu & Kashmir, 3 in Orissa, 2 in Assam and 1 each in Mizoram and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

Of the 30 new cases today, 19 were in Maharashtra, 7 in Karnataka, 3 in Gujarat and 1 in Chhattisgarh.

With these, the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases of the virus reported in the country so far has gone up to 29,482, the statement added.

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