Shimla: A woman has tested positive for swine flu in Solan town of Himachal Pradesh, taking the number of H1N1 cases in the state to 11 this year, an official said here today.
Swine flu nodal Officer Vinod Mehta told HimVani that a 30-year-old woman from Solan district tested positive for the virus as she was admitted to Zonal Hospital, Solan, on Friday. The infected person had recently returned from Gujarat on August 24 and was admitted to the hospital with symptoms of vomiting and fever, while she tested positive for H1N1 virus on Saturday.
A team of experts has been rushed to the town to check further spread as Solan district has been worst affected by H1N1 virus in the past. This is the third swine flu in the state within a fortnight.