Ranchi: Two seven-year-old children who were brought to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Ranchi on March 5 and 7 have been tested positive for swine flu (H1N1) on Saturday.
We received the tests results on March 9 and both the patients were tested positive for H1N1.
The first case came from Gomia block of Bokaro and Mehrama block of Godda districts when samples of crows and poultry were tested positive for H5N1 on January 28.
Health department was on alert and had issued guidelines after cases of avian flu were detected in Ranchi, Bokaro and Godda districts.
“We have tracked one of the patients and IDSP team is working with them to get them admitted at isolation ward.
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