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H1N1 cases in Maharashtra have risen by 400% from July to September

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Between January 1 and July 21, the state reported 142 cases of H1N1, but 3,585 cases have been reported this year. In the first seven months of this year, there were only seven fatalities in the state, but by September 30, there had been 204.

Mumbai: According to the state health department, there was a 400% increase in cases between July and September, which provides insight into the severity of the swine flu outbreak during the monsoon months in Maharashtra.

“In the upcoming days, Diwali will be celebrated in the state. The festival should be observed with due caution in light of the increase in swine flu cases, said state surveillance officer Dr. Pradip Awate on Monday. Though the BMC reported only 14 cases of swine flu in September, doctors in Mumbai said the outbreak appears to have subsided. “According to a senior physician at a civic hospital, dengue is currently the viral infection we see the most of. Between January and September, 386 H1N1 cases and two fatalities were reported in the city. With 1,228 cases and 46 deaths during the same period, Pune has been the worst affected.

Between January 1 and July 21, the state reported 142 cases of H1N1 and a total of 3,585 cases have been reported this year. In the first seven months of this year, there were only seven fatalities in the state, but by September 30, there had been 204.

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