Hong Kong reports 721 new cases of A/H1N1 flu
Hong Kong reported 721 newly confirmed cases of influenza A/H1N1 in the 24 hours up to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, bringing the number of the city's cumulative cases to 23,221, local health authorities said, Xinhua reported.
The new cases involved 380 males and 341 females, aged between five months and 78 years, said the Department of Health of Hong Kong.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong's Hospital Authority said currently a total of 199 confirmed patients are staying in public hospitals for treatment. Among them, 178 are in stable condition, 11 in serious condition and 10 in critical condition.