Odisha: 1st Swine Flu Case Of The Season Reported

**Khurda:** A 23-year-old woman from Nachuni area here tested for H1N1 on Sunday with the first swine flu case reported of this season.

The woman was admitted at a private hospital after complaining of cold and cough. Her swab sample was sent to Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), which confirmed the infection, sources said.

After confirmation, she has been put under medication while her family members have been asked to go for the tests. Exactly how the woman contracted the virus, it is yet to be ascertained.

Notably, Odisha had recorded its highest ever cases in 2017 with 50 persons losing their life battle to the flu and more than 400 persons tested positive recording an all-time high.