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School student among 2 test +ve for swine flu

District Collector B Gayathri Krishnan has ordered a medical assessment camp at the particular village and the school.

TIRUCHY: Two persons including a school student tested positive for H1N1 (swine flu) in Tiruvarur and have been isolated. District Collector B Gayathri Krishnan has ordered a medical assessment camp at the particular village and the school.

Speaking to reporters, Collector Gayathri Krishnan said, several cases of viral fever are getting reported in the district and many are undergoing treatment at the Tiruvarur Medical College Hospital. After blood testing was ordered for suspected cases a student from Koradacherry union in the district and a senior citizen from Mannargudi union tested positive for swine flu. "They have been isolated and given treatment in a special ward," the Collector said.

“We have asked the family members to isolate themselves and a medical camp has been ordered at the particular village and the medical teams are camping there. All the students of the school where the one tested positive will undergo a blood test," the Collector said.

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