Hong Kong Confirms 28 Human Swine Influenza Cases

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A spokesman for the Hong Kong Department of Health said up to 2.30pm today, there were 28 newly confirmed cases of human swine influenza (Influenza A H1N1) in the past 24 hours.

This brings to 348 the total number of human swine influenza (HSI) cases in Hong Kong.


The new cases involved 21 male and seven female, aged between nine and 53 years old.

Meanwhile, Po Leung Kuk Celine Ho Yam Tong College in Wong Tai Sin has been advised to suspend classes for 14 days in relation to a 16-year-old Form Two male student who was confirmed to have been infected with human swine influenza today.

Investigations into the cases are ongoing.

The spokesman called on parents to pay attention to the health condition of their children, and to remind them to observe good personal and environmental hygiene.