4 more deaths since last week. 29 deaths total for this season
HARTFORD — The Department of Public Health said four more people have died from flu related causes in the state since the start of the flu season.
Officials said the four flu-associated deaths last week makes a total of 29 deaths reported in Connecticut during this flu season so far. Twenty-five flu-associated deaths were associated with influenza A and 2
with influenza B. Of the 29 total reported flu-associated deaths, 17 occurred in persons over 65 years of age, 9 in persons 50-64 years of age, and 3 in a person 25-49 years of age.
A total of 4,540 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 1,181
New Haven 1,287
New London 261
76 in currently unknown counties.