Flu Deaths Continue To Drop In State

The number of flu deaths in the state continues to drop.

State health officials report just one person died last week due to the flu, bringing the total number of deaths to 86.

The previous week three people died.

Most of the deaths continue to be middle-aged people. In the 25 to 49 age group, and the 50 to 64 category, both have had 31 deaths. The next highest group are people over the age of 65 with 19 deaths.

The first two weeks of February showed the most deaths, with 12 and 11 deaths.


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