HONG KONG, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong confirmed 299 cases of A/H1N1 flu
in the 24 hours to 02:30 p.m. Saturday, with the total number of infections
reaching 8,834 in the city, medical authorities said.
A spokesman from the Center of Health Protection said the new cases involve
143 males and 156 females, aged between six months and 71 years old.
Meanwhile, the city's Hospital Authority said currently 72 confirmed
patients are staying in public hospitals for treatment. Among them, 58 are in
stable condition, four in serious and ten in critical condition.
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