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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Malaysia : Six More ILI Cases Reported

Via Bernama:

" Six more cluster Influenza Like Illness (ILI) cases have been reported in Kedah, Sarawak, Kuala Lumpur, Perak, Selangor and Terengganu up to 8am on Tuesday.

Director-General of Health Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican said the cases involved Body Fashion (M) Sdn Bhd in Kulim Industrial Estate in Kulim, Kedah, Little Catepillar Childcare Centre in Bintulu, Sarawak and Desana Aman 1 Police Quarters in Pantai Dalam, Kuala Lumpur.

A Health Ministry statement said the other cases were reported in schools namely SM Iskandar Shah in Parit, Perak, SMK Alam Megah in Shah Alam, Selangor and SM Sri Serating in Marang, Terengganu.

Dr Mohd Ismail said there were 41 influenza A H1N1 confirmed cases up to 5.30pm yesterday bringing the total to 13,199 cases.

ILI patients in wards totalled 570 of which 67 were confirmed positive influenza A H1N1."Thirteen are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of which 10 have risk factor.

No deaths were reported yesterday," he said."

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