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Swine flu toll in MP rises to 11

The toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh has risen to 11, while 12 people are undergoing treatment after getting infected with the H1N1 virus, an official said on Friday.

From August 1 till September 17, samples of 180 suspected swine flu patients have been tested, of which 34 tested positive. Of them, 11 people died, health department director K.L. Sahu said.

Of the 11 dead, 10 people belonged to Madhya Pradesh, while one was from Pune, Maharashtra.

A total of 11 patients have recovered and gone home, he said. The other patients were undergoing treatment in Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Gwalior, the official said.