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Flu cases spike countywide, 2 more deaths reported


Last updated 1/2/2020 at 9:02pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Two more residents died due to flu complications last week while lab-confirmed flu cases spiked to nearly 1,400, county health officials announced Thursday.

The county's Health and Human Services Agency received reports of a 75-year-old man dying Dec. 21 and a 77-year-old man dying Dec. 24. Both men dealt with underlying medical issues, but the county did not disclose if they had received flu shots. The two deaths bring this flu season's death toll to 10.

The number of flu cases rose from 747 Dec. 15-21 to 1,390 last week, an increase of 643 cases. County health officials...

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