Minnesota health officials are reporting a surge in flu outbreaks at schools and long-term care facilities. Through the end of last week, 203 new schools reported outbreaks, compared with 19 the previous week.
The Minnesota Department of Health said that there were 15 more deaths in the last week as a result of the flu outbreak.
The Minnesota Department of Health reports that 15 more people in Minnesota have died as a result of the influenza virus in the last week.
The Minnesota Department of Health said that there were 33 more deaths related to the influenza virus in Minnesota this past week.
The flu is pounding Wisconsin. State health officials say they’re seeing a dramatic spike in cases and hospitalizations.
The southern part of the state is described as the epicenter of the outbreak this year.
An infectious disease specialist with the Minnesota Department of Health says an increasing number of schools across the state are reporting flu-like illnesses.