Hong Kong confirmed 206 new cases of influenza A/H1N1 on Monday, bringing the total to 4,272 in the region, local health authorities said.
A spokesman for the Department of Health said the new cases involve 113 males and 93 females, aged between five months and 81 years.
According to the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, a total of 49 confirmed cases are currently staying in public hospitals for treatment. Among them, 44 cases are in stable condition, one in serious and four in critical condition.
(Xinhua News Agency August 4, 2009)