STOCKHOLM, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- A European health agency said Friday that 455 new A/H1N1 flu cases were reported in European countries within the last 24 hours.
Of the new cases, 147 were confirmed in Germany, 130 in Britain,128 in Italy, 22 in Luxemburg, 16 in Ireland, five in Switzerland, two respectively in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania, one in Slovakia, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its daily situation report.
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 50,470, with 1,538 cases in Spain and 13,322 in Britain, 1,125 in France and 17,937 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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