There are five H1N1 cases in Coimbatore.

Five patients being treated for H1N1 influenza (swine flu) at various private hospitals in Coimbatore . All five individuals are stable and responding well to therapy .

COIMBATORE: Five patients were being treated for H1N1 influenza (swine flu) at various private hospitals in Coimbatore, according to the district health department on Thursday.All five individuals were stable and responding well to the therapy, according to health officials.Swine flu is only getting worse in the state, where fever cases have been on the rise for a long time.On September 15, health minister Ma Subramanian said there was no reason to panic and that adequate beds were available to handle the incidents.

If the wards were having H1N1 problems, she advised parents to rush their children to the nearest hospital, and not to send them to schools.Parents should also inform the school headmasters of the same matters.Officials claim that two out of every twenty people attending the fever camps experience influenza symptoms including fever, cold, cough, throat pain, and vomiting.There has been a decrease in the number of fever patients admitted to Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital, according to Nirmala, dean.

Only severely impacted patients were injected with drips or subjected to RT-PCR tests, she said.The remaining patients are encouraged to stay at home while their health improves.