Another swine flu case in Del.

May 7, 2009 10:35:54 AM PDT
Officials with the Delaware Division of Public Health said Thursday that there has been another confirmed case of the H1N1 flu, also known as swine flu.That brings the total number of confirmed cases in Delaware to 39.

Authorities say all of the patients have exhibited mild symptoms, and there have not been any hospitalizations.

There are also no pending cases, because the department's lab can now test residents' samples as they are submitted.

Public Health officials say they are now treating this like any other seasonal flu virus.

The Division of Public Health Call Center will continue to operate from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Their number is 1-866-408-1899.

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