Swine flu patient, 61, dies

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 15 February, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 15 February, 2011, 12:00am

A 61-year-old swine flu patient died in Princess Margaret Hospital on Saturday. The man, with a history of chronic disease, was admitted with flu symptoms on Friday, the Centre for Health Protection said. The news came as 12 more patients were admitted to intensive care units in public hospitals with swine flu from Saturday to yesterday. A total of 37 swine flu patients were in intensive care as of 2pm yesterday.