updated 6/29/2009 11:02:10 AM ET 2009-06-29T15:02:10

Madrid hospital officials say a seriously ill woman suffering from swine flu has successfully given birth to a healthy child by Cesarean section.

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The 20-year-old woman was diagnosed as having swine flu after she was admitted to the capital's Gergorio Maranon Hospital.

The official says the hospital will release a detailed formal statement on the mother's health later Monday.

Health Minister Trinidad Jimenez on Saturday said that a 32 year-old man at the Juan XXIII hospital in Tarragona was also seriously ill and suffering from swine flu.

The Spanish Health Ministry said Friday that Spain has now confirmed a total of 541 cases of the virus.

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