The Centre for Health Protection has issued a news release: CHP notified of four additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland. These are not "new" cases; they were reported earlier today (February 21), here and here. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (February 21) received notification of four additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Zhaoqing, Jiangmen and Guangzhou from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province, and in Jilin from the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
The case in Zhaoqing involves a woman aged 46 while the case in Jiangmen is a man aged 69. They are hospitalised for treatment. The case in Guangzhou is a man aged 64 who died on February 18. The case in Jilin involves a man aged 50 who is hospitalised for treatment.
As of yesterday, a total of 356 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (135 cases), Guangdong (74 cases), Jiangsu (41 cases), Shanghai (41 cases), Fujian (20 cases), Hunan (14 cases), Anhui (nine cases), Jiangxi (six cases), Beijing (four cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Shandong (two cases), Guizhou (one case, imported from Zhejiang), Hebei (one case) and Jilin (one case).