As of 06:00 GMT, 21 May 2009, 41 countries have officially reported 11,034 cases Influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 85 deaths. The number of newly confirmed cases worldwide has increased by 791 since the last reporting period.
Mexico has reported 3892 laboratory confirmed human cases of infection, including 75 deaths. The United States has reported 5710 laboratory confirmed human cases, including eight deaths. Canada has reported 719 laboratory confirmed human cases, including one death. Costa Rica has reported 20 laboratory confirmed human cases, including one death.
Australia has also reported a number of cases but, as in New Zealand, all of these cases so far have been linked to overseas travel.
The following countries have reported laboratory confirmed cases with no deaths - Argentina (1), Australia (3), Austria (1), Belgium (5), Brazil (8), Chile (5), China (8), Colombia (12), Cuba (4), Denmark (1), Ecuador (1), El Salvador (6), Finland (2), France (16), Germany (14), Greece (1), Guatemala (4), India (1), Ireland (1), Israel (7), Italy (10), Japan (259), Malaysia (2), Netherlands (3), New Zealand (9), Norway (3), Panama (69), Peru (3), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Republic of Korea (3), Spain (111), Sweden (3), Switzerland (1), Thailand (2), Turkey (2), and the United Kingdom (109).
Regular updates on the Influenza A (H1N1) outbreak are available on the WHO website on a regular basis (www.who.int ).
This information can be attributed to Dr Darren Hunt, Deputy Director of Public Health.
Map of the spread of Influenza A(H1N1): number of laboratory confirmed cases and deaths [jpg 616kb]
As of 06:00 GMT, 21 May 2009
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