Weekly Minnesota Influenza Update 13 Dec 13

The spread of influenza across the region continues, with a total of 13 hospitalizations for the flu taking place in Minnesota over the past week. Of those 13 hospitalizations, one of the patients was from south-central Minnesota. The average age of the people being hospitalized for the flu over the past week was 56-years-old. There were no school outbreaks over the past week, and only one long-term care facility in Minnesota reporting a flu outbreak. There have still been no deaths from influenza reported this season.