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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare
DEPARTMENT 0F HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

 

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.3490
TO BE ANSWERED ON MAY 8, 2012
Outbreak of H1n1 

 

3490. SHR1 RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state?

(a)   The number of deaths reported due to H1N1 in the last one year, State-wise;

And

(b)   The steps Government has taken or proposes to take to counter this situation?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI GHULAM NABI AZAD)

(a): The number of reported deaths, State­wise for the year 2011 is at Annexure.

(b): The action plan, guidelines and print and visual media materials created in the wake of the pandemic in 2009 are available with the State Governments. 45 laboratories (26 in Government sector and 19 in private sector) have capability to test samples for H1N1. Adequate stock of Oseltamivir, the antiviral drug, is available. An advisory has been sent to all States and UTs to gear up the State machinery for screening and isolation facilities including critical care. States/UTs have also been advised to follow guidelines on triage, categorization and testing of patients.

Annexure

 

Laboratory Confirmed Deaths due to Pandemic Influenza A H1N1: State/UT-wise

(Jan, 2011-December, 2011)

S.No

States/ UT

Deaths

Andaman & Nicobar

0

Andhra Pradesh

1

Arunachal Pradesh

0

Assam

0

Bihar

0

Chandigarh

0

Chhattisgarh

0

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

0

Daman & Diu

0

Delhi

2

Goa

0

Gujarat

4

Haryana

4

Himachal Pradesh

3

Jammu & Kashmir

1

Jharkhand

0

Karnataka

12

Kerala

10

Lakshadweep & Minicoy islands

0

Madhya Pradesh

4

Maharashtra

5

Manipur

0

Meghalaya

0

Mizoram

0

Nagaland

0

Orissa

0

Puducherry

0

Punjab

14

Rajasthan

11

Sikkim

0

Tamil Nadu

4

Tripura

0

Uttarakhand

0

Uttar Pradesh

0

West Bengal

0

Cumulative Total

75