ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has reported its first flu death of the season.
The Minnesota Department of Health says it was an adult who died. So far no children have died of influenza in Minnesota this season.READ MORE: DOJ: 23 Charged In Riots After George Floyd's Death
Health officials say flu activity was sporadic in Minnesota during the week that ended Saturday.READ MORE: Plow Bunyan: MnDOT Announces 'Name A Snowplow' Contest Winners
Preliminary reports show 19 people in Minnesota have been hospitalized because of the flu so far this season. Four new school outbreaks were reported last week, bringing the total to eight so far this season, but to date no outbreaks have been reported in Minnesota long-term care facilities this season.MORE NEWS: MDH Investigating ‘Vaccine Breakthrough Cases’ Where Vaccinated Person Gets COVID
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