Officials report 22 swine flu deaths in Florida

By: AP
By: AP

State health officials say 22 people have died from swine flu in Florida.

The Department of Health released an updated death toll Wednesday, with labs confirming 10 new H1N1 deaths in the past week. Federal health officials have sent testing supplies to the state's four labs, allowing state technicians to test samples without the additional step of sending them to the Centers for Disease Control.

The Florida Department of Health reports a total of 2915 confirmed cases of H1N1 swine flu.

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