Two cases of legionnaires' disease reported
Two cases of legionnaires' disease involving men aged 60 and 63 were reported yesterday, bringing the total number of cases this year to 14. The 60-year-old had a chronic illness and visited the mainland from June 4 to 5. He developed fever, chills and shortness of breath about a week after his return. He is in stable condition in hospital. The 63-year-old, who had a good health record and no recent travel history, developed pneumonia symptoms on June 9. He is undergoing treatment in hospital and is also in a stable condition. Thirty-seven cases of legionnaires' disease were reported last year.