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9 New Flu Deaths Reported

Posted at: 02/14/2013 3:52 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- Despite the peak of the flu season being over, Minnesota still saw more flu related deaths and hospitalizations last week.

The Minnesota Department of Health says 9 more deaths were confirmed from February 3rd through the 9th. That compares to 15 the week before. 136 total have died this flu season.

Last week also saw 72 more hospitalizations bringing that total to 2,703 for the season.

22 schools reported outbreaks bringing the total to 458 schools in all.