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17 flu-related deaths reported in Monroe County

17 flu-related deaths reported in Monroe County

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. 

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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. 

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