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11th San Diego flu death, over 1,600 new cases reported

 

Last updated 1/18/2020 at 12:20am



San Diego County Communications Office

Influenza-related deaths in the region rose to 11 last week and more than 1,600 flu cases were reported, the county Health and Human Services Agency announced Jan. 8.

The latest flu fatality is a 51-year-old woman from North County who died from influenza A Dec. 31, 2019. She had underlying medical conditions.

To date, 11 influenza deaths have been reported locally, the same number as this time last year.

The number of lab-confirmed flu cases jumped again last week, when 1,623 cases were reported, 260 more than the previous week when 1,363 flu cases...



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