7 more swine flu deaths reported in NYC

NEW YORK - (AP) - New York City officials are reporting seven moredeaths from swine flu, bringing the city's total to 23.

The city health department didn't identify the victims or saywhen they died in an update posted on its Web site Tuesday. It saysthe victims were between the ages of 25 to 64 and most had beenhospitalized late last month.

Nassau County on Long Island also reported one death from swineflu on Tuesday, a woman in her 20s who had given birth 10 daysearlier.

New York City health officials say that at least 16 of thepeople who have died had underlying health conditions.

The city also said more than 1,000 cases of swine flu have beenconfirmed.

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