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36 More Flu Deaths, 112 Total This Season In MN

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Thirty-six more people have died from the flu, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

The report, which was released Thursday, states 2,367 people have been hospitalized due to the flu, since the beginning of the season.

There’s been a total of 112 influenza-related deaths since that time.

The Health Department said 135 people were hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza during Week 4.

Eight long-term care facilities reported outbreaks of influenza during the fourth week.

Thirty-six schools also reported outbreaks in the fourth week.

The MDH encourages those who haven’t been vaccinated to get a vaccine. To find a location of a flu clinic near you, visit their website, www.mdhflu.com.

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