State’s swine flu count nears 60
by Wally Northway
Published: June 9,2009
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — On June 8, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports 24 new cases of H1N1 swine flu, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 58. The new cases are in Harrison (seven), Jackson (four), Hinds (three), Holmes (two), Rankin (two), Jones (two), Lowndes (two), Lauderdale (one) and Madison (one) counties.
Since MSDH began testing for H1N1 swine flu, cases have been reported in Harrison (18), Jackson (14), Hinds (four), Holmes (three), Forrest (three), Lamar (three), Jones (two), Lauderdale (two), Lowndes (two), Rankin (two), Yazoo (two), DeSoto (one), Madison (one) and Union (one) counties.
These numbers include the newly reported cases. Numbers may have slightly changed after case investigation and follow-up.
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