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Rajasthan: Swine flu claims five more lives, death toll rises to 48

According to concerned authorities, more than 1000 people have been tested positive for H1N1 virus since January 1.

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Jaipur Updated on: January 19, 2019 19:59 IST
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With five more deaths being reported on Saturday, the death toll due to swine flu has reached 48 in Rajasthan. Two persons died in Jodhpur and Udaipur each while one death occurred in Barmer. 

According to concerned authorities, more than 1000 people have been tested positive for H1N1 virus since January 1. 

Of the total 5061 samples collected since January 1, 1173 have been found positive, an offical of the health department said.

"The health minister has already issued directions for conducting door-to-door screening for patients," he added. 

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