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The country has recorded 1,094 swine flu-related deaths in 2017, with the maximum 342 casualties being reported in August only, said an official report on Wednesday.
The data was released on Wednesday by the Union Health Ministry.
Among other states that recorded a high number of swine flu till August 20, 2017, are Karnataka (2,956) and Kerala (1,374).
Delhi has reported 1,416 cases of swine flu with two deaths to date. In Rajasthan, it is 651 cases.
Till now, 2015 was the year which saw the worst outbreak of swine flu, with a total of 42,592 cases and deaths recorded at 2,990 — highest in the last one decade.
However, in 2016 the swine-related cases were 1,786 and deaths were 265.
in 2017, no cases of swine flu have so far been reported from three northeastern states of Mizoram, Nagaland and Meghalaya.