More Flu-related Deaths 22 Feb 13

The state Health Department is confirming another 12 flu-related deaths in Minnesota, bringing the total number of deaths so far this season to 148.

In addition, there have been 59 hospitalizations for flu-related illness during the week ending February 16th–with a season total of 27-hundred-84 hospitalizations.

Officials say the peak of the season occurred in late January and early February.

For more information,  http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/flu/stats/index.html.