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Tippecanoe County reaches five deaths this flu season

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There have been five deaths reported in Tippecanoe County this flu season.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 3:39 PM
Updated: Feb. 9, 2018 8:07 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - There have been five deaths reported in Tippecanoe County this flu season. That's according the Indiana State Department of Health.

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The numbers were reported in the department's weekly influenza report released on Friday. It does not break down Tippecanoe County's numbers by age.

According to the report, there has been a total of 167 flu-related deaths in Indiana this season. It says 128 of those deaths are people 65 and older. One child four years old or younger was also reported.

Allen and Marion Counties have the most deaths, both reporting 13 deaths.

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