Monroe County saw increase in flu cases throughout October

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The latest flu numbers show a significant jump in cases here in Monroe County.

There have been 348 confirmed flu cases as of the week ending October 29, according to the Monroe County Health Department. That’s up from 100 cases the week before and 11 people are hospitalized. No flu-related deaths have been confirmed here to date.

The health department says they’re also seeing a jump in visits to the emergency department for the flu. Health leaders are urging you to get your flu shot if you haven’t already.

You can explore data about flu cases in Monroe County here.