So far, 18,000 pigs have died after contracting the virus across 14 districts of the state, a senior official of the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department said.
The top five states which have reported maximum cases of swine flu cases are Karnataka (458), Telangana (443), Delhi (412), Tamil Nadu (253) and Uttar Pradesh (252).
Based on one’s medical condition and Covid-19 status, they must go to the designated public hospitals in the city.
'G4', The Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza virus has 'been under surveillance by Chinese authorities and by the global influenza surveillance network around the world and WHO'.
As the domestic pigs might infect wild boars, the government has already alerted the forest department.
Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Minister Atul Bora said the government had taken the pandemic seriously as the mortality rate in AFS is very high – from 90 to 100 per cent.
The 'pandemic' forced the government to issue an advisory to the wildlife division asking it to take all pre-emptive measures.
Earlier, WHO chief had also said that the fatality rate of COVID-19 is estimated to be 10 times higher than influenza.
A H1N1 sensitisation workshop for lawyers and other staff members will also be conducted by the Ministry of Health at Bar Council of India's office on Wednesday.