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MDH: 4 More Flu-Related Deaths, 180 Total This Season

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In the eleventh week of this year’s flu season, four more people have died of the virus, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

That brings the total number of Minnesota fatalities this season to 180 people.

The health department just released numbers from their eleventh week of tracking the progression of the flu virus, and said between March 10 and March 16, seven more people were hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza.

Since flu season started, 2,956 have been hospitalized with the flu.

One long-term care facilities reported outbreaks of the flu in week 11. Since the start of the season, 149 outbreaks of the flu in long-term care facilities have been reported.

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