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Aug 31
89 swine flu deaths in India this week
Swine flu continued its grip on India with 89 deaths reported from across the country in the week ending August 29.

Maharashtra reported the maximum number of 50 deaths, followed by 14 from Orissa and six each from Gujarat and Delhi.

Five deaths were reported from Madhya Pradesh while four were reported from Andhra Pradesh.

A total of 1,247 cases reported during the week. All are indigenous cases.

Till date, samples from 1,67,846 people have been tested for swine flu in government laboratories and a few private laboratories across the country and 39,977 (23.8%) of them have been found positive.

The World Health Organisation has officially declared that the swine flu pandemic was over.

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