PUTRAJAYA, 1 July 2009: Thirty-eight new Influenza A(H1N1) cases, comprising 33 imported cases and five local transmissions, were reported today, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 196.
Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said out of the 38 cases, 30 involved Malaysians, five Indonesians, and a Swede, Palestinian and Argentinean.
He said the locally infected cases involved three students of Sekolah Menengah Tsun Jin, Jalan Loke Yew Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
Currently, 86 patients were still receiving treatment for H1N1, and 110 patients had recovered from the disease, he added.
Liow said two schools — Sekolah Menengah Tsun Jin Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, and Sekolah Tinggi Chung Hwa, Seremban — remained close due to the pandemic. — Bernama