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No new flu deaths reported, cases continue to decline


Last updated 5/14/2019 at 9:13am

No additional influenza deaths were reported locally last week, and the number of flu cases continued to decline, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced recently.

A total of 114 lab-confirmed flu cases were reported last week, compared to 170 cases the week before. Sixty-seven influenza deaths have been reported this season, compared to 341 at the same time last year.

“Given the continued decline of flu cases in recent weeks, it appears that the worst of the influenza season in San Diego is over,” Dr. Wilma Wooten, county public health officer, said.

The coun...

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