February 24, 2015
WB CM expresses concern on rising incidents of Swine flu
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today expressed concern over the increasing rates of swine flu in the country.
The CM today expressed distress over the matter saying:
“The incidents of Swine Flu have been on the increase. Certain diseases become a matter of concern. But instead of getting panicky, we must work together to widely spread awareness about the do’s and don’ts to prevent it as much as possible.
As of now, 833 deaths have taken place due to Swine Flu this year in the entire country of which, the number of deaths are 214 in Rajasthan, 207 in Gujarat, 112 in Madhya Pradesh, 99 in Maharashtra, 51 in Telengana, 33 in Karnataka, 20 in Haryana, 10 in Andhra Pradesh, 8 in Delhi, etc.
Despite all our efforts and making available necessary medicines, 5 unfortunate deaths, including 1 patient from Mumbai, have taken place in our State so far.
It is time for the Central Government, State Governments and NGOs to work together to take all necessary remedial measures.”
The CM also expressed concern on the same matter over Twitter.