April 15, 2019 01:57 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Seventeen people have died from the flu in Monroe County this season.
According to a new report from the Monroe County Health Department, the patients were at least 50 years old or older.
The first death was reported at the beginning of February.
As of April 6, there were 5,461 laboratory-confirmed flu cases and 883 hospitalizations this season.
Typically the flu season peaks earlier, between December and February.
Updated: April 15, 2019 01:57 PM
Created: April 15, 2019 01:56 PM
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