Pune: Swine flu claims six lives in four days in Pimpri-Chinchwad

As Maharashtra is witnessing a sudden rise in the temperature, after the monsoon, the changes in the weather pattern is a great cause of concern to the Maharashtra government. Pimpri-Chinchwad, a twin city near Pune, Maharashtra, has witnessed six deaths in the past four days 


  • Six people have died in the past four days due to swine flu (H1N1) in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Maharashtra.
  • Out of the six people, five were suffering from hypertension and diabetes.
  • From August 2018, till September 10th, in all 19 people have lost their lives due to swine flu.

While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Laxman Gofane, a Nodal officer of the swine flu, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation said, “In the past four days we have recorded as much as six deaths in Pimpri-Chinchwad. And from the beginning of August till September 10th, we have recorded 19 deaths in all. The corporation is taking all the necessary control the spread of the H1N1 virus.”

Dr Gofane further added, “We have appealed to all the citizens to visit the doctor within 24 hours if anyone is suffering from the temperature, cough, and cold. People who are suffering from hypertension and diabetes should be more careful as, five out of the six patients who have died, were suffering from hypertension and diabetes.”