One more swine flu death in Orissa, toll four

Swine-FluBhubaneswar, Aug 5 : The swine flu toll in Orissa rose to four Thursday with the death of a 27-year-old man, officials said.

The man was tested positive for swine flu Wednesday. He died Thursday at Sriram Chandra Bhanj Medical College & Hospital at Cuttack, 26 km from here, a senior state health official told IANS.

Of the nine testing positive for swine flu during the past two weeks, only two patients are currently undergoing treatment in a private hospital at Bhubaneswar and their conditions were stated to be stable, the official said.

No new case has so far been reported from any part of the state.(IANS)