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2 more flu deaths bring Monroe County death toll to 13

2 more flu deaths bring Monroe County death toll to 13

March 12, 2018 02:45 PM

Two more people have died from the flu in Monroe County, bringing the total number of flu deaths to 13 this season.

All 13 people who died are 50 or older.

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According to the health department, confirmed flu cases dropped for the second week in a row. Hospitalizations from the illness are also down.

As of March 3, there have been 5,357 confirmed cases of the flu and more than 959 hospitalizations since flu season began in October. 
 

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