Bhubaneswar: The swine flu death toll in Odisha reached 36 with one more person succumbing to the H1N1 virus today, official sources said.
The fresh death was reported at SCB Medical College and Medical in Cuttack where 13 persons have died of swine flu so far.
Meanwhile, 1 more person tested positive for H1N1 out of 19 swab samples tested at the Regional Medical and Research Centre (RMRC) today.
So far the total number of positive cases in the State increased to 346 out of 1043 swab samples, a health department statement said.
Earlier, the state government had issued guidelines to both government and private hospitals for the treatment of swine flu patients. Meanwhile, dengue has also claimed the lives of at least three persons in the state, the sources said.