Number of Flu-Associated Deaths Has Risen to 68 - NBC Connecticut

Number of Flu-Associated Deaths Has Risen to 68

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    Two additional flu-associated deaths have been reported in Connecticut, according to the state Department of Health.

    The flu remained widespread during the 15th week of flu season and 68 flu-associated deaths have been reported in Connecticut since the end of August.

    One of the people who died this season was between 5 and 17, four were 25 to -49 years old, 18 were 50 to 64 and 45 were 65 years old or over.

    Since Aug. 26, 3,031 people have been hospitalized with influenza.

    See the number of lab tests that have been positive for influenza in each Connecticut county:

    • New Haven County: 2,787
    • Hartford County: 1,965
    • Fairfield County: 1,701
    • New London County: 735
    • Litchfield County: 543
    • Middlesex County: 499
    • Windham County: 276
    • Tolland County: 180
    • Unknown County: 243