The Colombian government confirmed on Wednesday the seventh case of influenza A/H1N1 in the country in a patient who arrived days ago from Mexico City, Xinhua reported.
Colombian Social Protection Ministry said in a communique that the patient was detected in Cali, capital from Valle de Cauca department.
The patient went to the doctor on April 27 because he had sore throat, running nose, but not fever, the ministry added.
At the beginning, the Center for Diseases Control from Atlanta (CDC) had diagnosed the case as negative, but the lab which made the trial confirmed later it was H1N1 flu virus.
"The patient received voluntarily attention at his home and like the other reported cases in the country, he had a good evolution without need of medical treatment, the ministry said.
The patient is full recovered and he did not infect his relatives and he does not represent risk for transmitting the disease, the ministry added.
"Like we have said, this case is one of the many that will be reported, in the measure the lab test process advances," the ministry said.
Four of the confirmed cases were in the city of Yopal, capital of Casanare department, one in Zipaquira, some 40 kilometers north to Bogota where it was detected also one more case.
"There is not a death report, nor hospitalized cases," the ministry said.