Of the five deceased, two succumbed to the virus in Jaipur, and one each in Churu, Sikar and Kota district, the officer said.
Out of 268 patients screened, 38 were found H1N1 positive. Twenty-two patients are receiving treatment in hospitals at Jaipur, six in Kota, three in Sikar, two each in Sawaimadhopur and Churu, the officer said.
The spread of the H1N1 virus in the state has been attributed to the rising temperature in the winters, the officer said.

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