Woman who tested positive for H1N1 dies

San Diego County health officials on Wednesday announced the death of a 29-year-old woman with no underlying medical conditions, who tested positive for H1N1 influenza.

Though woman tested positive for H1N1, the exact cause of death has yet to be determined, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

To date, there have been 62 deaths in San Diego County linked to the H1N1 pandemic, according to the HHSA. Fifty-five of the victims were from San Diego County and seven were visiting the area.

Locally, 778 people have been hospitalized with the virus, according to
the HHSA.

According to the HHSA, all San Diego County residents are now eligible to receive the H1N1 vaccine, which previously had been administered only to those deemed at the highest risk of developing complications from the virus.

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