Woman succumbs to swine flu in Fatehgarh Sahib
Swine Flu has claimed another life in Raton village in Fatehgarh Sahib on Wednesday night. A 50-year-old Sarabjit Kaur succumbed to the flu. The death toll in the region has risen to four because of Swine Flu. She complained of high fever and cough, following which she was admitted to a private hospital in Chamkaur Sahib on January 7.
The private hospital referred her to a private hospital in Ropar the next day. After she was tested H1N1 positive, she was referred to the PGI in Chandigarh. On the intervening night of January 17 and 18, she succumbed to the flu.
Earlier, Lakhbir Singh of Khamano, Des Raj who was working at the courts complex at Fatehgarh Sahib, Rekha of Mandi Gobindgarh had succumbed to the flu.
Meanwhile, doctors in the region have advised the people that whenever someone feels high fever, running or stuffy nose, difficulty in breathing, body aches, fatigue, chills, diarrhoea, vomiting and blood in sputum, they should immediately consult a doctor.