New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Delhi reported eight new cases of swine flu Tuesday, taking the total number of infections from the pandemic virus so far to 9,570, nearly 60 percent of whom have been children.
“Of the eight cases, five are children,” Anjana Prakash, Delhi’s deputy nodal officer for swine flu, told IANS.
With these five children, the city has so far witnessed 5,330 kids being infected with the H1N1 virus.
“Yes, children are the worst sufferers. But fortunately the number of cases is going down and winter may be the reason behind it,” Prakash added.
The deaths in the national capital due to swine flu remained unchanged at 87.
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