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Costa Rica reports 18 new cases of A/H1N1 flu

2009-06-04 10:04 BJT

SAN JOSE, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Costa Rica on Wednesday reported 18 new confirmed cases of A/H1N1 influenza, bringing the total number of infections to 68.

Among the 68 cases, 48 are not infectious, 11 have been relieved from quarantine, and the other nine patients are still quarantined, according to Costa Rican Health Minister Maria Luisa Avila.

One man, 28, are in hospital and in a stable condition, Avila said.

So far, Costa Rica has registered 1,575 suspected cases of the disease, 1,379 of which were dismissed. It has reported one death from the A/H1N1 virus.

Editor: Zhang Yun | Source: Xinhua