With this, 50 people are undergoing treatment at private and government hospitals in Rajkot, the district health officials said.Sources in Kutch said that on Saturday three people died of swine flu.
Rajkot: With Gujarat under the grip of another cold wave , swine flu seems to be getting deadlier by the day as three persons, each in Rajkot and Kutch With this, the death toll due to the deadly virus in Rajkot has reached 31 since January 1.
An 82-year-old man from Rajkot city died on Saturday evening.Fifteen patients have tested positive since Friday.
Deaths have been seen more in persons having comorbidities like diabetes, hypertension, etc,” the official said.
Doctors have been advised by the state health department to diagnose this deadly virus in its early stage to start treatment and reduce mortality rate especially in small town and villages.The Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) also issued guidelines for schools after cases of swine flu spiked in the city.
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