HANOI, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnamese Ministry of Health confirmed 271 cases of A/H1N1 influenza in the country over the weekend, raising total number of flu patients to 2,014, local newspaper the People reported Monday.
Most of the new cases are in the southern part of the country, said the ministry.
So far, 1,198 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals. The rest are being quarantined and treated.
Vietnam has reported two deaths of A/H1N1 influenza since the first case was confirmed in the country.