Swine flu update
May 11, 2009
Flu update: According to the Utah Department of Public Health, as of Monday, May 11, there were 67 confirmed cases of swine flu in Utah, up by 5 from last Friday.
Thirty-three of those cases are in Summit County, 22 in the Salt Lake Valley, five in Utah County and one in the Weber-Morgan Health District. The six others are in central and southern Utah. Nationwide 4,780 cases have been identified in 44 states and of those, three patients have died. According to the Centers for Disease Control, those who died in the U.S. all had underlying risk factors.
The World Health Organization reports that 30 countries have seen confirmed cases of the H1N1 influenza.