Tonganoxie youth contracts swine flu

? The first confirmed H1N1 flu case in Leavenworth County involves a Tonganoxie youth.

The youth is a student in the Tonganoxie School District, assistant superintendent Kyle Hayden said in an email.

On Thursday, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced confirmation of the first confirmed case in Leavenworth County involved a child, but gave no other information. There have been 96 confirmed cases of H1N1 flu in Kansas, 57 of which involve children, according to KDHE statistics.