83 test positive, 1 dead of H1N1 in Thane district from January-March
| Thursday | 14th March, 2019
Around 22,338 patients were screened in the district.“While there have been no H1N1 patients in Thane rural, Ulhasnagar and Mira-Bhayander, the highest number of H1N1 positive cases were recorded in Thane city .
THANE: In the last three months, one person died and 83 were detected H1N1 positive in Thane district As per the records of the Deputy Director of Health Services (DDHS), out 119 suspected H1N1 patients, 83 were detected positive from January to March 11.
Hence, there were no positive cases or any suspected patients in the first three months of 2018.
So, they could have got infected,” said Dr. Gauri Rathod from DDHS.“At times patients do not consult a doctor and take self - medication.
The authorities said that once they learnt that people were infected with the flu, they immediately started screening sessions in various health centres.