15 new cases of swine flu reported in T’gana

Hyderabad: Fifteen new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, taking the total number of persons infected by the virus to 682 since August 1 last year, the state government said here today.

94 samples were tested and 15 among them tested positive for the H1N1 virus, an official release said.

As many as 5,449 samples have been tested till yesterday since August 1 last year and 682 of them were positive, it said, adding no death was reported yesterday.

Sufficient stock of medicines and testing kits were available in the state, said the release.