Swine flu pandemic toll today rose to 15 with three more persons -- two in Pune and one in Nashik -- succumbing to the virus even as schools, colleges and cinema halls in Mumbai were shut down to check the spread of the infection. 29-year-old Shrawani Deshpande and 33-year-old Balu Kuland died due to the disease in Pune, taking the toll in the worst hit city in Maharashtra to 8, officials said. Nashik registered its first flu death when 38-year-old doctor Rupesh Gangurde died of the viral infection at the Nashik civil hospital this morning. So far, the flu has claimed a total of 15 lives -- one each in Ahmedabad, Vadodra, Thane, Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram, two in Mumbai and eight in Pune.