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Week 8: 4 new flu deaths for Clark County, SNHD reports

Posted at 11:18 AM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 14:29:31-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — There have been four new flu deaths in Clark County, according to Southern Nevada Health District.

In week eight of the flu season, Feb. 16-Feb. 22, there were four more flu-related deaths compared to the week before.

By week seven, Feb. 9-Feb. 15, there were 31 flu-related deaths, compared to the latest total of 35 deaths so far this season.

The majority of those deaths are people in the 65+ age group, with a total of 22 for the season. There were four more deaths in that group in week eight compared to week seven.

The following table shows the total number of deaths for the season so far with the previous week below for comparison.

To learn more about the seasonal flu and best practices for prevention visit SouthernNevadaHealthDistrict.org.

WEEK 8, FEB. 16-FEB. 22:

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WEEK 7, FEB. 9-FEB. 15: