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Yamunanagar woman dies of swine flu

PTI | Yamunanagar | Updated: 17-03-2020 19:46 IST | Created: 17-03-2020 19:46 IST
Yamunanagar woman dies of swine flu

A 65-year-old woman from the Subash Nagar locality here died of swine flu, a senior health official said on Tuesday.       Yamunanagar Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Vijay Dahiya said she was tested positive for swine flu on March 9 at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

However, her family preferred to admit her to a Mohali hospital in Punjab, where she died on Monday, he said. District Surveillance Officer Dr Vagish Guten said that a health team is in constant touch with family members of the woman.     Her family members have been asked to be vigilant, he said, adding that their samples have also been sent for investigation.     The woman was cremated here on Tuesday.


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