A 50-year-old man died of swine flu in a hospital here, officials said today.
Sher Singh, a resident of Chanderkote village of Ramban district, died at Government Medical College Hospital here on Sunday, State surveillance officer for integrated disease control programme and leading epidemiologist Dr J P Singh Jamwal said.
Singh is the second person to die of swine flu in Jammu region in the past two months. On August 25, a 43-year-old woman died of the disease.
The doctor said a total of 48 persons were screened for H1N1 since July this year and only eight of them tested positive for swine flu. Of them, two have died while rest are undergoing treatment. PTI