A total of 49 local influenza deaths have been reported this season compared to 17 at this time last year.
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.
Seven more San Diegans have died from influenza-related complications, bringing this season’s total to 21.
Six additional flu-related deaths were reported in San Diego last week and influenza activity continues to be widespread, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
Four additional influenza deaths were reported in San Diego, bringing this season’s local total to nine, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported
Is getting a flu shot one of your New Year’s resolutions?
It should be. Influenza continues to sicken more people across the region and the number of lab-confirmed influenza cases reported last week is elevated.