Two schools closed in Turkey over swine flu, Ankara cases rise

Two schools were closed in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir after swine flu cases were detected on Sunday.

Two schools closed in Turkey over swine flu, Ankara cases rise
Two schools were closed in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir after swine flu cases were detected on Sunday.

Health Ministry stated that seven people including six students were tested swine flu positive in two schools in Diyarbakir, and classes were suspended in those schools for five days.

The ministry added that the number of people, who had been diagnosed with H1N1 virus in Turkey so far, was 551. It said that the number of cases in capital Ankara
reached 41 in the last five days.

Meanwhile, one person was tested positive for swine flu in the eastern province of Erzurum. Officials said that 35-year-old patient was infected with the virus in the Czech Republic.


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