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Monday, May 11

Influenza A (H1N1) Swine Flu - Update Thirty-Two

The number of confirmed and probable cases reported to the Ministry of Health as at 3:00pm today are:
  • Seven confirmed cases of Influenza A (H1N1) – unchanged from yesterday.
  • 12 probable cases – unchanged from yesterday.
As at 3:00pm today, the number of suspected cases and people in isolation and being treated, as advised to the Ministry of Health, are:
  • 63 suspected cases - (up 1 from yesterday.)
  • No new figures are available for today for the number of people in isolation or quarantine and being treated with Tamiflu – as of yesterday there were 158.
Numbers of suspected cases, and those receiving treatment and in isolation, will fluctuate when more suspected cases are found, or suspected cases are ruled out.

International Update from the World Health Organization

As of 06:00 GMT, 9 May 2009, 29 countries (up from 25 yesterday) have officially reported 3440 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection – up from 2500 cases yesterday.

Mexico has reported 1364 laboratory confirmed human cases of infection (up from 1204 yesterday), including 45 deaths (up from 44 yesterday). The United States has reported 1639 laboratory confirmed human cases (up from 896 yesterday), including two deaths (unchanged). Canada has reported 242 (up from 214 yesterday) laboratory confirmed human cases, including its first death.

The following additional countries have reported laboratory confirmed cases with no deaths:
Argentina (1), Australia (1), Austria (1), Brazil (6), China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (1), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (1), El Salvador (2), France (12), Germany (11), Guatemala (1), Ireland (1), Israel (7), Italy (6), Japan (3), Netherlands (3), Panama (2), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Republic of Korea (3), Spain (88), Sweden (1), Switzerland (1) and the United Kingdom (34).

Regular updates on the Influenza A (H1N1) swine flu outbreak are available on the WHO website on a regular basis.