The swine flu virus Monday claimed a third life in Gurgaon, a doctor said. A 55-year-old woman from Patna in Bihar died of the disease at a private hospital here. She was admitted to Medicity Medanta hospital in sector 38 on Jan 14. It was the third death due to swine flu virus this year. Earlier, a 42-year-old man from Jind district of Haryana died during treatment at the private hospital. Last week, a 57-year-old resident of sector 54 died in the Medicity hospital.
A senior doctor at the government-run civil hospital said there are more than one dozen patients suspected to be suffering from swine flu being treated at several hospitals.