There have been two additional deaths associated with the flu in Connecticut, which makes six flu-related deaths reported this season.
Five flu-associated deaths have been associated with influenza A and one with influenza B.
Four of the deaths this season were people over 65 years old, one was between 50 and 64 years old and one was 25 to 49 years of age, according to the Department of Health.
The Department of Health says flu remains widespread in Connecticut and there have been 1,039 influenza positive laboratory tests since Aug. 26.
This is the breakdown of where they have been:
- Hartford County: 342
- New Haven: 314
- Fairfield: 172
- Middlesex: 62
- New London: 48
- Litchfield: 43
- Tolland: 29
- Windham: 23
- Six are in currently unknown counties.