3 more deaths from the flu; Total rises to 25
HARTFORD — The Department of Public Health said three more people have died from flu related causes in the state since the start of the flu season.
Officials said the three flu-associated deaths last week makes a total of 25 deaths reported in Connecticut during this flu season so far. 24 flu-associated deaths were associated with influenza A and 1
with influenza B. Of the 25 total reported flu-associated deaths, 15 occurred in persons over 65 years of age, 9 in persons 50-64 years of age, and 1 in a person 25-49 years of age.
A total of 3,869 influenza positive laboratory tests have been reported during the current season:
The following is a county by county breakdown with the number of cases per county:
Hartford County 1,012
New Haven 1,110
New London 231
74 in currently unknown counties.