State records first flu death of the season

Published: Oct. 15, 2020 at 4:30 PM EDT
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) - North Carolina has seen its first flu death of the season.

The Department of Health and Human Services says a person over the age of 65 who lives in the central part of the state died the first week of October.

During the last flu season, 186 people died in the state. The year before, DHHS reported 208 deaths from the flu.

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