Colombian health authorities raised the number of patients carrying the
AH1N1 virus, or swine flu, to 80 on Monday after confirming one new case.
The new case is a woman from Facatativa, Cundinamarca department, who neither traveled abroad nor had contact with confirmed AH1N1 cases. She is treated at home and is allowed no visitors.
Since the break out of the virus, Colombian authorities issued an
alert for possible swine flu in 2152 cases. 676 people are considered
“suspicious cases” because of symptoms that resemble that of AH1N1. Two people died because of the swine flu.