MDH reports 2 additional flu deaths, 4 hospitalizations

In its weekly flu report, the Minnesota Department of Health reported two additional flu-related deaths.

That now brings total flu deaths to five this season.

MDH reports 1 additional hospitalization in weekly influenza report

Four additional hospitalizations in the last week also brings the state to a total of 31 hospitalizations.

No new school outbreaks were reported last week, and only three total have been reported so far this season. The same goes for outbreaks in long-term care facilities, with only two flu outbreaks reported in those settings this season.

According to MDH, both influenza A and B are prevalent in Minnesota.