Swine flu testing facilities are available at Medical College Raipur, Microbiology Department of Jagdalpur Medical College and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Raipur.
Akali MLA Sukhwinder Kumar and AAP MLA Nazar Singh Manshahia drew the attention of the minister towards problem being faced by people in the state due to H1N1 virus.
Delhi has reported 1,669 cases of swine flu till February 10, the second highest in the country after Rajasthan.
In a rare case, a 24-week-old foetus was protected from swine flu by treating the mother-to-be, who had tested positive for the H1N1 virus.
The leaves of drumstick, as well as curry leaves, broad beans and sweet potato have tremendous immunity-boosting properties.
As many as six persons are undergoing treatment for swine flu in Guntur, according to the district medical and health department.
Five persons have died in the past three days, including three women who died on Thursday alone.
District Collector Pravin Kumar has directed health officials to open a centre at the city airport with paramedical team to screen passengers for H1N1 virus.
In the wake of the outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued guidelines for patients for precaution of the disease and categorised patients into A, B, and C category.
The officials, however, assured that the single dose swine flu vaccine vials will arrive in the State on Monday.
As winter sets in, more number of patients suffering from swine flu (H1N1) are getting admitted at Gandhi Hospital which is nodal centre for swine flu.
The meeting was attended by SCB administrative officer Kalpataru Behera, emergency officer Dr Bhubananda Maharana and doctors of Pulmonary Medicine Department.