H1N1: 9 More Test Positive; Toll Reaches 181

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Nine persons were tested positive for H1N1 in Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura on Thursday, a statement said.

The toll of infected persons according to the statement has climbed to 181 since October, 2014 in Kashmir Valley. However, the the statement said, no death was reported in last 24 hours.

50 frontline health workers including doctors and paramedics were vaccinated today at the hospital in addition to 100 workers already vaccinated.

“Also 195 patients were seen today up to 2.00 P.M and 9 fresh samples were taken .Eleven patients are admitted in isolation ward and out of which one is on ventilator,” the spokesperson said.

The SKIMS would likely receive reagents/chemicals for 500 patients from NCDC New Delhi.

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