6 new swine flu cases reported in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - State health officials are reporting six new confirmed cases of swine flu in Oklahoma, bringing to 20 the total number of confirmed cases in the state.

The cases confirmed Monday include two children in Tulsa County, a woman in Payne County, a man in Cleveland County, a man in Canadian County and a teenage girl in Kay County.

The latest cases include people who reported flu-like symptoms from April 23 through May 7. The health department says most of those diagnosed with the virus have recovered.

Health officials say the number of people with swine flu will continue to increase in Oklahoma, and they urge those with flu symptoms to stay home from work or school.

Across the U.S., there have been 2,600 confirmed cases and 3 deaths from swine flu across 44 states.


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