2 Cases of Swine Flu - 1 Death in Virginia

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Confirmed Cases of H1N1 - First Death to Swine Flu in Virginia (this week)

RICHMOND, Va., June 3 (UPI) -- A resident of a state institution for people with mental disabilities may be the first person in Virginia to die from swine flu.

April Wilson, 34, was transferred from the Southeastern Virginia Training Center to a hospital Friday, The Virginian-Pilot reported. Her mother said she died Tuesday.

Four other residents of the center were taken to Chesapeake Regional Medical Center and three were confirmed to be infected with the H1N1 virus. Officials say two are now in isolation in the center infirmary after being discharged from the hospital.

The Centers for Disease Control reports the number of swine flu cases in the United States had grown to 11,054 as of Monday. There were 17 deaths linked to the flu, four each in Arizona and New York, three each in Illinois and Texas, and one each in Missouri, Utah and Washington state.

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