China reports first confirmed swine flu case

Mainland China has reported its first confirmed case of the new strain of flu, H1N1, a man in southwestern Sichuan province, state media said on Monday.

Mainland China has reported its first confirmed case of the new strain of flu, H1N1, a man in southwestern Sichuan province, state media said today.

"This is the mainland's first confirmed case of type A H1N1 flu," the official Xinhua news agency said, citing the Health Ministry.



Over the weekend, a Mexican traveller confirmed as the Chinese territory of Hong Kong's first and only case of the new strain was released from hospital.

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