The number of virus A H1N1 or swine flu cases in Spain increased to 81 over the previous day’s figures, and currently there are 48 suspected cases under investigation.

The WHO has reported 1658 confirmed cases with the United States at 642 cases in 41 states. However the epicentre of the epidemic is in Mexico where officially 1070 people have been infected and 42 died as a result of the disease.