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Swine flu death toll rises to 10

Last updated on: August 11, 2009 15:28 IST

A 63-year-old woman died of swine flu at a private hospital in Mumbai today, taking the country-wide toll in the viral infection to 10. A seven-year-old girl in Gujarat also died earlier in the day. 

The deceased identified as Sayeeda Dorjeewala from Mumbra, in neighbouring Thane district, was admitted to Noor hospital on August 6.

She had tested positive for H1N1 and was also suffering from other complications, according to the Disaster Management Cell of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

Famida Panwala, 53, was the first casualty of swine flu in Mumbai.

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