Swiss woman among 24 dead due to swine flu


Rajasthan: Twenty four people including a Swiss woman on February 13 died of Swine Flu in 4 states, while several fresh case of the contiguous disease which has claimed nearly 450 lives this year.

The highest number of 13 deaths took place in Rajasthan where the 70-year-old tourist from Switzerland died at a hospital in Jodhpur. Eight people died in Gujarat, two in Punjab and one person in Uttar Pradesh. In Gujarat, eight persons died, taking the total number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus in the state to 116 this year.