One person who had died on 30-08-09 in a private hospital was suffering from kidney and lung problems whose swab test was taken on 29-08-09, today his result showed up that he had H1N1 virus.
The name of the deceased was declared late night as Dattatray Ramchandra Kulkarni (45) of Athani Police station. He sis survived by his wife, son and daughter.
This means the first death by swine flu in Belgaum.
Today 9 results were received from NIMHANS out of which 3 were found positive for H1N1 influenza virus. All the 3 are males. Two are from Belgaum city and one from Ramdurg.
With this the total persons affected by H1N1 virus has now risen to 28.