Three dead from flu in three weeks in Monroe County
Rochester, N.Y. – The Monroe County Health Department reports the number of flu-related deaths this season has risen to three.
Last week, the department cited one death in a report on flu cases that was released through December 30, 2017.
In a new report, dated through January 6, a total of three deaths are reported, with 916 lab-confirmed cases of the flu and 278 hospitalizations.
The two most-recent deaths reportedly happened to individuals between the ages of 75 and 84 years old.