Delaware reports first swine flu death

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - October 22, 2009

Officials said a 35-year-old Kent County woman died Thursday morning.

State public health director Dr. Karyl Rattay said the woman had several chronic, underlying health conditions. She had been hospitalized on Oct. 12 but was later transferred to a medical facility in Maryland, where she died.

Officials also said Thursday that 191 new cases of swine flu were confirmed in Delaware in the week ending Oct. 17.


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