The teen died Feb. 25, 2017, from influenza A/H3 and had an underlying medical condition. The death was just reported last week.
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 61 local flu deaths have been reported to date this season, compared to 39 at this time last year.
Eight more influenza-related deaths were reported in San Diego, bringing this season’s total to 57, 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.
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.