Regional
9:33 pm
Wed November 18, 2009

Seven More H1N1 Deaths

New Mexico – Health officials say seven more people have died in New Mexico due to the swine flu.

Officials with the New Mexico Department of Health said Wednesday those who have died in the last week include four people from Bernalillo County a 57-year-old man, a 62-year-old man, a 58-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman. All had chronic health conditions.

A 12-year-old boy from Dona Ana County and a 52-year-old man from Eddy County, both with chronic health conditions, also died. A 29-year-old woman from Dona Ana County who died had no chronic conditions.

Their deaths bring the statewide total to 36 deaths related to swine flu.

The Health Department has ordered 283,430 doses of nasal and injectable vaccine.


Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.