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Flu Deaths Total 75 in Minnesota

Flu Deaths Total 75 in Minnesota Click to Enlarge Photo: Minnesota Department of Health

Jan 24, 2013 at 2:44 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - The flu outbreak has now claimed more than double the lives that it did last season.

According to the latest Minnesota Department of Health statistics, 15 more deaths have been reported in the last week related to the flu, bringing the seasonal total to 75.

The MDH says 208 people were admitted to hospitals with the flu from January 13th - 19th, adding to the 2,128 hospitalized since the season began.

112 schools reported outbreaks during the past week, bringing the total to 374.

Abby Faulkner

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