As many as 218 patients are being treated for swine flu in Maharashtra, while 48 patients are on life support, according to an official statement. A statement issued by the Joint Director of Health Services on Friday said that 88 patients have succumbed due to the virus.
Seventy-four new swine flu patients were detected on Friday, taking the total number of patients in Maharashtra to 752, the statement said. Out of the total number of swine flu cases detected, 178 were from Nagpur, 334 were from Pune and 240 in Mumbai, it said.
Similarly, 45 patients who recovered on Friday were discharged, taking the total number of patients who have been successfully treated to 434, the statement said.