H1N1 Case Confirmed In Curry County

The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed that a 4 year old girl in Curry County has tested positive for the H1N1 virus also known as Swine Flu. One other case, a 22 year old female from Taos County has also tested positive.

So far, 46 cases of H1N1 have been confirmed in New Mexico in 12 counties. The average age of cases is 16 years old. Three deaths in the United States have been confirmed, two of them in Texas.