H1N1 death toll reaches 17 in Georgia

H1N1 death toll reaches 17 in Georgia

Seventeen people have died because of the swine flu (H1N1) in Georgia this winter, according to the Georgian National Disease Control Centre.

The most recent fatality took place yesterday, when a 48-year-old man died in Gori.

The Georgian Health Ministry also confirmed that a ten-month-old infant, who died last week, was also infected with the virus.

The Georgian Health Ministry says that the number of flu cases has decreased these days and repeated that there is no risk of epidemic, as for now the rate of infection is 253 cases per 100,000 residents, Agenda.ge reported.


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