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.
Besides the deaths of hundreds of crows and other birds in Patna, Nalanda and Nawada districts, about 50 pigs had also suspectedly died recently in Bhgalapur and Rohtas districts due to swine flu.
A man, who returned home in Murshidabad district from Saudi Arabia last week, was detected with swine flu and is currently undergoing treatment at the Beliaghata ID hospital.
Among the two, the boy from Eethapudi in Ramachandrapuram is five-month-old. He along with his parents had attended a function a week ago and since then has been suffering from cold.
On February 29, a team from Uttar Pradesh Directorate of Health Services visited Meerut in the wake of swine flu cases.
Sources said the 72-year-old woman admitted in the hospital on February 14 was tested positive for H1N1.
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.
Justice DY Chandrachud, while conducting the court proceedings, announced that all apex court judges held a meeting with CJI SA Bobde regarding the issue.