Four more test positive for swine flu, toll rises to 62 in Lucknow

Lucknow: Four more persons have tested positive for swine flu in the city, taking the total number of cases to 62, a senior medical official said.

Four new patients Kushagri Srivastava (22), Namya (3), Gautam Srivastava (44) and Devansh Sharma (6) have been detected with H1N1 virus in the state capital since yesterday, Chief Medical Officer SNS Yadav said.

"With this, 62 swine flu cases have been detected in Lucknow so far. The patients are being treated in different hospitals of the city," he said.

Altogether, three persons, including Swatantra Saksena working in Merchant Navy, have died due to the H1N1 virus here.

A retired Army officer died due to swine flu on January 9 while the wife of a retired jawan died on January 13 in Lucknow.

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