Seven more influenza deaths were reported last week bringing this season’s local total to 68, which is the same overall number reported all last season, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
A total of 49 local influenza deaths have been reported this season compared to 17 at this time last year.
A total of 555 cases were reported last week, surpassing the 474 cases reported the week ending Jan. 7, 2017.
The number of influenza deaths and flu cases increased last week, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
A dozen new influenza deaths were reported last week in San Diego, though the number of flu cases dropped for the third week in a row.