Indiana flu deaths reach 107 for state's current flu season

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State health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in Indiana this season jumped to 107 last week, up from 79 the previous week.

Posted: Jan 26, 2018 11:23 PM
Updated: Jan 26, 2018 11:30 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in Indiana this season jumped to 107 last week, up from 79 the previous week.

Related: Local schools working to prevent the flu from spreading

The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday in its weekly influenza report for the period ending Jan. 20 that 83 of the deaths have occurred among people age 65 or older and 15 have been in the 50-64 age group.

Seven deaths have occurred in the 25-49 age group and two in the 5-24 age group.

Flu activity remains widespread across Indiana.

The weekly report lists counties with five or more flu deaths.

Nine deaths have occurred in Marion County and eight in Hamilton County. Allen and Shelby counties have both reported six deaths.

Five deaths also have occurred in northern Indiana's St. Joseph County.

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Porter56233
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Boone32436
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Vanderburgh2913
Morgan28626
Noble27821
Montgomery24917
Clinton2471
White2399
Decatur23132
Grant22923
Dubois2113
Kosciusko2052
Harrison19622
Marshall1872
Henry18512
Vigo1828
Greene17226
Dearborn17122
Monroe17113
Lawrence17124
Warrick16729
Miami1461
Putnam1427
Jennings1324
Orange13122
LaGrange1282
Scott1263
Franklin1168
Ripley1086
Daviess10416
Carroll952
Wayne906
Steuben902
Wabash812
Newton8010
Fayette797
Jasper741
Jay580
Clay533
Randolph523
Rush513
Fulton511
Washington501
Pulaski500
Jefferson491
Whitley453
DeKalb451
Starke423
Perry390
Huntington382
Sullivan371
Wells350
Owen341
Brown331
Benton320
Knox310
Blackford272
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