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Swine flu in Gujarat: 8 more people succumb to H1N1 virus, total death toll reaches 332

Two deaths each were reported from Bhavnagar and Surat districts, one each at Vadodara, Gandhinagar, Sabarkantha and Jamnagar.

As many as eight more people succumbed to the swine flu virus in Gujarat, taking the total death toll to 332. Additionally, 110 fresh cases of the infection were reported taking the total toll of people infected with the virus to 5,521 according to the health department.

Two deaths each were reported from Bhavnagar and Surat districts, one each at Vadodara, Gandhinagar, Sabarkantha and Jamnagar. As many as 4,044 patients have been cured so far, the statement said. (Read: Swine flu symptoms and signs you MUST be aware of!)

Meanwhile, around ten thousand lawyers affiliated to Ahmedabad District Bar Association, who went on five-day leave due to the swine flu outbreak in the city, are likely to resume work from March 9. We are not going to extend our vacation which ended today as the situation has improved a bit. We are likely to resume work from Monday, president of Ahmedabad district bar association Rajesh Parekh said. (Read: 15 precautions every Indian should take to prevent swine flu)

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Source: PTI

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