Singapore’s H1N1 flu cases reach 100 mark


Singapore has confirmed another 26 new cases (78th to 103rd cases) of Influenza A H1N1, including three who appear to have acquired their infections in Singapore.

Twenty-two cases involved travellers returning from other countries while another case was a close contact of an earlier confirmed cases, according to the Health Ministry tonight.

The latest cases bring the total number of confirmed cases in Singapore to 103.

The nationalities of the 22 imported cases are: 14 Singaporeans – two Singapore permanent residents (one Malaysian, one Briton), six foreigners (two Filipinos, one American, an Australian, one Malaysian and a New Zealander).

The ministry said they had travelled to the United States, Australia, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.

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