SURABAYA - The number of patients that are suspected of having H1N1 Mexican Flu has increased to 89 in total. Earlier today, the Haji Hospital and Soetomo Hospital in the city of Surabaya in East Java started to refuse new possible patients originating from the pesantren (Islamic boarding school) Al Fitra. The Haji Hospital says that their isolation rooms are all full. The Sutomo Hospital says that three santri do not need to be observed in the hospital.
The three patients were told to report themselves at the hospital by a doctor and a local general health clinic. They all have fever. The Haji Hospital also has 24 patients from the same boarding school which are suspected of having H1N1 Mexican Flu.