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84 additional cases of swine flu reported in Rajasthan

ANI | Updated: Feb 06, 2019 23:37 IST

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Feb 6 (ANI): At least 84 additional cases of swine flu were reported in Rajasthan on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 2,606.
Two cases each in Bhilwara, Jalore, Udaipur; one each in Nagaur, Ganganagar, Jhunjhunu, Chittorgarh; three in Ajmer, Sawai Madhopur, Baran, Jodhpur; four in Kota; five in Bikaner; seven in Sikar; nine in Barmer; and 37 in Jaipur were reported.
Furthermore, one person each died in Kota, Barmer, and Ajmer.
Swine flu is an infection caused by one of the several swine influenza viruses (SIV), with the H1N1 strain being the most common across the country. H1N1 virus spreads when an individual touched an infected or breathes droplets of coughs and sneezes that are in the air.
The symptoms are same as the seasonal flu, also known as the viral fever. This includes a cough, sore throat, and body ache. (ANI)