Where is government? Swine flu claims 51 more lives, death toll at 926.
The maximum toll was reported from Rajasthan, which has been the worst affected state, with 234 deaths till February 24 while the number of affected persons has risen to 4,884. In Gujarat, the death toll due to the disease has reached 231 while 3527 people have been affected. As many as 127 people have perished due to the disease in Madhya Pradesh while the number of affected persons in the state stood at 716. In Maharashtra, the death toll has risen to 112 while the number of affected persons was 1,221. Telangana, Karnataka and Punjab too accounted for 54, 39 and 38 deaths respectively. In Delhi, the health ministry said that although the number of deaths is eight, there has been a rise in the number of affected persons which currently stood at 2,456.