11 New Flu Deaths Reported in Connecticut in a Week

Eleven more flu-related deaths have been reported in Connecticut since last week.

The number of flu-related deaths is now up to 63 as of Feb. 3, according to information the state Department of Health released Thursday afternoon.

Fifty of the cases are associated with flu A and 13 with flu B. Of these deaths, 52 were among patients over the age of 65, six were 50 to 64 years of age, three were 25 to 49 years of age, one was between 19 and 24 years of age and one was between 5 and 17 years of age.

So far, 3,895 influenza positive laboratory tests have been reported this season.

Several local health departments across the state will be holding low- or no-cost flu vaccine clinics on Saturday. Get the list here. 

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