Oman reports 3 new swine flu deaths

The total number of people who have died from H1N1 virus in the sultanate has risen to 21, officials say.
Oman reports 3 new swine flu deaths
By Elsa Baxter
Sun 27 Sep 2009 11:15 AM

Omani health officials have announced three new swine flu deaths in the last ten days, taking the total number of fatalities to 21.

The first death was a 26-year-old woman who was suffering from kidney failure, the Oman News Agency reported.

The second was an 89-year-old woman who had heart problems, diabetes and high blood pressure, while the third person was a 14-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer, the agency said.

The total number of swine flu cases in the sultanate has reached 1,753.

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