Indonesia confirms 19 new cases of influenza A/H1N1
Indonesia recorded 19 people newly infected by A/H1N1 influenza virus, putting the total cases to 362 in the country, Health Ministry said in a statement here on Sunday night, Xinhua reported.
Six of the 19 persons, two foreigners and 17 Indonesian citizens, had historical journey to Saudi Arabia, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Netherlands and Singapore, director general of disease control and environmental health of the ministry Tjandra Yoga Aditama said in the statement. "So far, the cumulative of the cases in Indonesia is 362," he said, adding that all the 19 people were being treated at hospitals.
The disease has spread to nearly a half of total 33 province in the country, the ministry said.
According to the World Heath Organization, more than 700 people died of the A/H1N1 influenza virus. It also reported that the virus spread nearly all countries in the world.