Eight additional flu deaths have been reported in Connecticut.
The state Department of Health has released influenza statistics for the week of Feb. 2 and all eight people who died were adults.
Flu remains widespread in Connecticut. There have been 40 flu-related deaths in the state this season. One was a child.
The number of flu-related hospitalizations in the state for the week of Feb. 2 was 339 and the total for the season is 1,705.