RP A(H1N1) cases jump to 604

DOH press release:

Update 50

DUQUE: 43 MORE A(H1N1) PATIENTS HAVE FULLY RECOVERED
24 June 2009

Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III today reported that 43 more A(H1N1) confirmed (mild) cases have fully recovered, bringing the total of fully recovered patients to 464. This figure represents 77% of the total confirmed cases recorded since May 21.

Duque also said that there are 131 more confirmed cases, all mild in nature, reported today. These new additional cases bring the sum of confirmed A(H1N1) cases to 604.

The new cases involved 66 females and 65 males. The age range of these cases is 2-67 years old, with 16 as median age. One hundred seventeen (117) of these cases are Filipinos, the remaining 14 are foreigners. Nineteen (19) of said cases have a history of travel to a country affected with the novel virus.

Duque reiterated to the public that the safest way to avoid getting the flu are through thorough hand washing and covering the mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing.

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