Indore : With one more patient tested swine flu positive on Monday, the toll of positive patients of the dreaded disease rose to 5.

A patient of dengue has also been tested positive but the Integrated Diseases Surveillance Programme (IDSP) didn’t receive the report yet.

A 24-year-old girl of Choithram Hospital premises has been tested positive and she is admitted in the hospital for the past three days.

“The patient is employed as paramedical staff of Choithram Hospital and her conditions are stated to be critical. We are taking daily report of the patient and also spreading awareness among people about the disease,” IDSP in-charge Dr GL Sodhi said.

Meanwhile, the total number of positive dengue patients also rose to 5 including two deaths. One of the patients was discharged from the hospital.

A 15-year-old boy of Shanigali has been tested dengue positive and admitted to a private hospital in a critical condition. However, Dr Sodhi said that they didn’t receive report of the patient yet.

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