Minn. Flu Deaths this Season Up to 127

Updated: 02/07/2013 6:20 PM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

The number of flu deaths in Minnesota has gone up.

The Minnesota Department of Health released weekly case numbers Thursday. Another 15 people died last week, bringing the total flu deaths this season to 127.

Thirty-six people died the week before.

The numbers support what health officials have been saying the last couple weeks, that we have likely passed the peak of flu season in Minnesota.