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Swine flu claims two more lives in Bangalore

August 20, 2009 01:05 IST

The dreaded H1N1 virus claimed two more lives in Bangalore on Wednesday. Thus, the number of deaths in Bangalore due to the H1N1 virus has risen to seven.

Hospital authorities said that the two deceased are Edward and Kalpana, who died earlier today. Edward, 41, was admitted to the Shifa hospital yesterday, but breathed his last early this morning. 

The test results of both the patients were received by the hospital authorities a couple of hours ago and it was confirmed that both died after contracting the deadly H1N1 virus.

Vicky Nanjappa