NJ confirms 114 cases of swine flu

June 3, 2009 4:33:07 AM PDT
Health officials have confirmed 114 cases of swine flu in New Jersey and 20 probable cases. Morris County has the most - 20 confirmed cases - followed by 17 in Hudson County and 13 in Monmouth County.

School 28 in Paterson is closed Wednesday after an early dismissal on Tuesday because more than 100 students were reported absent. A large number of students exhibited flu-like symptoms, but no cases were confirmed.

No cases have been confirmed in the southern New Jersey counties of Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon and Salem.

No one has died from swine flu in New Jersey.

The World Health Organization says the disease has reached 64 countries and infected nearly 19,000 people, causing 117 deaths.

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