Peru's Ministry of Health (Minsa) confirmed today the 33rd death due to AH1N1 influenza outbreak, along with 108 new confirmed cases, which add up to 4,889 cases in the country
The new victims are a 67 year old man from Arequipa, who suffered from hypertension and chronic renal failure; a 54 year old woman from Lima, suffering from morbid obesity, hypothyroidism and congestive heart failure; and a 14 year old patient from Arequipa, too
In the other hand, Minsa also reported that 4,104 cases were discharged, while the patients currently suffering from this influenza are only 785.
Minsa reminds the population that the lab test to confirm the presence of the virus is no a prerrequisite to receive treatment.
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