Health officials say the number of U.S. swine flu cases has reached nearly 34-thousand, and the number of deaths has risen to 170.
Ohio Health officials are reporting the state's first death related to the virus. A man in his 40's in Butler County died on Monday.
Locally, Mahoning County has four reported cases of H1N1 and Mercer County has two.
The United States has nearly half the world's reported swine flu.