One new confirmed A/H1N1 case reported in New Zealand
A child on a recent flight from North America has Influenza A/H1N1, bringing the number of confirmed cases in New Zealand to 10, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, Xinhua reported.
The child arrived in Auckland on Air New Zealand flight NZ1 on Sunday.
Ministry of Health director of public health Mark Jacobs said on Tuesday this was the first new case of Influenza A/H1N1 since May 15.
The child was at home in isolation and was being treated with Tamiflu, Jacobs said.
Health officials were contacting passengers on the flight.
Jacobs said there were also 10 probable cases of Influenza A/ H1N1 and 27 suspected cases, down three since Friday.