JAKARTA - Indonesian authorities announced 19 more cases of H1N1 Mexican flu yesterday, putting the total number of infections in Indonesia to 362. Two of the 19 newly reported cases concerned foreigners who were traveling to the country. Six of the Indonesians had a recent history of traveling to Saudi Arabia, Australia, Japan, Morocco, the Netherlands and Singapore a short while ago.
All the 19 people are currently being treated in various hospitals across the country. The disease has spread to nearly a half of total 33 province in the country, according to the Health Ministry. According to the European Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) almost 1.000 people have died of the H1N1 Mexican flu virus in dozens of countries worldwide.