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County health officials receive reports of 2 more flu deaths


Last updated 11/27/2019 at 7:15pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Health officials today announced the deaths of two more residents in San Diego County due to influenza-related complications, bringing this flu season's confirmed death toll to five.

A 78-year-old North County woman died earlier this month and a 70-year-old woman died in July, but both deaths were only reported last week, according to the county Health and Human Services Agency.

Both women, who were not publicly identified, had no record of receiving a flu shot and both had additional medical issues, HHSA officials said.

The HHSA also reported that 122 flu cases were confi...

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