PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia reported six more deaths related to Influenza A (H1N1), taking the total number of fatalities to 32.
Health Ministry Director General Tan Sri Ismail Merican said that, except for one case, all the other five dead were found to have the virus post-mortem.
He said four of them had underlying risk factors.
He said the six dead were among the 203 new cases reported Monday. This takes the country’s total reported cases to 1,983.
Globally, 208,155 people have been found to be infected by the virus and 1,688 people from 174 countries have died.