Three additional flu-related deaths have been reported in Connecticut.
The state Department of Public Health released the new influenza statistics on Thursday, which said the three deaths were reported during the week of March 1-7.
All of the patients who died were adults, according to the health department.
The flu remains widespread in Connecticut. DPH said 11,778 people have tested positive for the flu this season, with 2,632 requiring hospitalization.
There have been 68 flu-related deaths reported in Connecticut this season. One of the victims was a child.