China reports 2 new H7N9 cases

Updated: 2013-05-06 20:00


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BEIJING - The Chinese mainland confirmed another two cases of H7N9 infection last week, bringing the total to 129, according to official statistics released on Monday.

From 4 pm on May 1 to 4 pm on May 6, two people, both found in southeast China's coastal Fujian Province, were confirmed to have been infected with the new type of bird flu, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission.

Among the total number of infected persons, 31 have died so far, with 42 recovered.

The commission added that China's confirmed H7N9 cases are isolated and there has been no sign of human-to-human transmission.