STOCKHOLM, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- A European health agency said on Saturday that 48 new A/H1N1 flu cases were reported in European countries within the last 24 hours.
Of the new cases, 14 were confirmed in Luxembourg, 13 in Iceland, 11 in Switzerland, nine in Romania, and one in Latvia, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its daily situation report.
There was also one new fatal case (Spain) in the EU and EFTA countries, the report added.
The total number of confirmed cases of the A/H1N1 flu virus in the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries rose to 45,673, with 1,538 cases in Spain and 13,095 in Britain, 1,125 in France and 15,567 in Germany, the ECDC said.
The ECDC publishes a daily situation report about A/H1N1 flu cases in the EU and EFTA countries based on official information from these countries.
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