Six fresh cases of swine flu come to light in Telangana

Six cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, taking the number of positive cases detected in the state since August 1 to 74.

“From August 1 to September 20, 497 samples were tested, of which 74 were found to be positive and the number of deaths because of other complications and swine flu as of the date are three,” said an official statement.

“On September 20, 26 cases were tested, of which six are found to be positive. No deaths have been reported on September 20,” it added.

Sufficient stock of medicines and testing kits were available, it said, advising the citizens to report to a hospital on noticing first possible symptoms of swine flu-like high fever, sneezing and cough.