Date Published: 2 June 2009
Update on Influenza A (H1N1) Swine Flu in New Zealand
New Zealand situation
There is one new confirmed case of Influenza A (H1N1) swine flu in New Zealand.
The new confirmed case is a child who was a passenger on Flight NZ1, which arrived in Auckland from North America on Sunday. As with all other cases, the passenger is in isolation at home and is being treated with Tamiflu. Contact tracing of passengers on the flight is underway.
This is the first new cases since 15 May.
The cumulative total of confirmed cases in New Zealand is now 10, and the cumulative total of probable cases is now 10. There are 27 suspected cases, down three from the last update on Friday, 29 May. There is no update available for the number of people in isolation.
International Update from the World Health Organization
The latest update reported by the WHO is as of 06:00 GMT, Monday, 1 June 2009. On Monday 62 countries had officially reported 17,410 cases of Influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 115 deaths.