Bhubaneswar: The death toll due to Swine Flu increased to 26 in Odisha with two more deaths reported on Saturday, a health official said.
Two persons died while undergoing treatment at two private hospitals in the state capital, said the official. Of the 29 swab samples tested on Saturday, 9 were found positive. A total 839 samples have been tested while 290 people were tested positive for the H1N1 virus so far, he said.
Meanwhile the death toll due to dengue increased to three in the state with one more person succumbing to the disease in Cuttack on Saturday.