Swine flu spreads in Maine

Posted June 22, 2009, at 10:14 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Swine flu continues to spread in Maine with seven more cases reported in the past four days.

Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that the tally of confirmed cases now stands at 50 among state residents, and 11 for out-of-staters who tested positive while visiting Maine.

Health officials say Maine is one of 11 states reporting widespread flu activity.