Touching off concerns in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh on Monday confirmed the presence of the H1N1 virus in at least three people in the state.
With National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), New Delhi, confirming the cases Chhattisgarh has become the latest target of swine flu in the country.
Three of the 93 cases sent to NICD have tested positive, say health department officials while adding that none of those testing positive were in danger and that they were undergoing treatment.
The state has sent samples of 93 suspected swine flu cases to NICD of which 36 results have been received.
The pandemic has not claimed any life so far in the state.