A 21-year old girl student of a private college on Avarampalayam is suspected to have died of swine flu on Tuesday. Deepakani had a respiratory track infection and was admitted to a private hospital a few days ago.
The swab test has shown her to be positive for swine flu on Monday.
However, by then it was too late and she had already developed severe complications of the flu.
Deepakani was then taken to the Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital for treatment on Tuesday, sources said. She died even before being admitted at the hospital, they said.