The Centre for Health Protection has issued a news release, confirming the report posted here about two Guangdong cases: CHP notified of two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification yesterday (February 14) of two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangzhou and Jiangmen (one case each) from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province.
The case in Guangzhou involves a man aged 78 who died yesterday. The case in Jiangmen is a woman aged 66 who is still under treatment in hospital.
As of yesterday, a total of 340 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been confirmed in the Mainland, including Zhejiang (135 cases), Guangdong (66 cases), Shanghai (41 cases), Jiangsu (40 cases), Fujian (20 cases), Hunan (11 cases), Anhui (six cases), Jiangxi (six cases), Beijing (four cases), Henan (four cases), Guangxi (three cases), Shandong (two cases), Guizhou (one case, imported from Zhejiang) and Hebei (one case).