Another Swine Flu Case Reported in Lea County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO - Add another swine flu case to the total for West Texas and Southeast New Mexico.

The New Mexico Department of Health tells NewsWest 9, a Lea County baby boy is sick with H1N1.

Right now, that child is being treated at the hospital, but there's no word on how he's doing.

We've also learned across the entire state of New Mexico, 70 people are in hospitals with swine flu.

The Health Department says they're working closely with school districts to keep kids from getting the virus.