Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Two more women succumb to H1N1 Flu in Gujarat State. Two more persons succumbed to the H1N1 pandemic in Saurashtra-Kutch Distict region in the past 24 hours. With these deaths, the toll has risen to 43 in the state.
On Monday, reports of samples of two persons sent to Rajkot tested positive for the flu. These include a 37-year-old man under treatment at Wockhardt Hospital in Rajkot and a 60-year-old woman at GG Civil Hospital in Jamnagar.
Resident medical officer of Rajkot Civil Hospital, G Mackwana, confirmed the death of a patient in the hospital at 3 am on Tuesday. A source in the hospital identified the deceased as Manu Gohel, 45, a resident of Slumquarters in Rajkot. "This is the fourth death in Rajkot.
Presently, there are five patients at the civil hospital under treatment for swine flu," Mackwana said. A 40-year-old woman, living in railway colony of Gandhidham, died of the diseases at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital on Monday night.
Hemlata Rajvansh, 40, was first admitted on November 2 to a private hospital in Gandhidham with flu symptoms. As there was no improvement in her condition, she was shifted to Rajasthan Hospital in Ahmedabad and later to the civil hospital.
Her condition had worsened on Saturday and she had to put on ventilator, a hospital source said. Epidemic officer of Kutch district health department B L Dabhi said, "About 57 person, who had come in contact with the deceased have been identified and been put on Tamiflu medication." A source said Hemlata had recently entertained guests from a village in Rajasthan at her house. Officials suspect that she might have caught the virus from them.
This is the second death in Kutch district.
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