H1N1 Influenza

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

15 September, 2009

As of Friday, September 11, 2009, the Southern Nevada Health District reports the following information regarding novel H1N1 case counts in Clark County:

Week EndingConfirmedCumulative Cases
September 1129366
September 431337
August 2812306
August 2115294
August 1425279
August 723254
July 3121231
July 2449210
July 1716161
July 1016145

Clark County H1N1-related deaths to date: 11*

The health district is reporting one death for the week ending September 11. The patient was a 45-year-old woman who did not have underlying medical conditions. One patient remains hospitalized with severe illness. The Southern Nevada Health District continues to receive samples from its pediatric surveillance program.

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*This number represents Clark County residents only. In early June, the health district reported the death of a hospitalized patient who was a resident of another state.

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