Bhubaneswar, March 03: Another patient was tested positive for the swine flu. With this recent case, the number rose to 14 in Odisha. The disease has created an alarming situation in the country after claiming hundreds of lives especially in Rajasthan and Gujarat this year.
The latest patient, 53, identified in Odisha, belongs to Ganjam. He was admitted to the Military Hospital in Gopalpur after he complained of fever. The doctors sent his blood samples to the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) for the test after suspecting swine flu like symptoms in the patient.
The test confirmed that he is affected by the deadly virus.