Britain reports 9 new swine flu cases for total 27

British health officials said there were nine new confirmed cases of swine flu in the United Kingdom, bringing the nation's total to 27. The Department of Health said eight of the nine new cases were in London and one was in central England. Two schools in the British capital have been closed. Public health officials said Monday that seven of the new patients had caught the virus within Britain, while two had traveled to Mexico.