Flu Activity Continues To Decline In Connecticut, But Still Widespread

(CBS Connecticut) — The state Department of Public Health’s weekly flu update released today shows that hospital and outpatient visits for the flu have decreased over the lasts several weeks.

The department says flu activity has apparently peaked in Connecticut, but the illness remains widespread.

So far this winter, 112 deaths have been attributed to the flu. Seven people died of the flu in the last week.

Ninety-one of the people who died this season were over the age of 65.  Three were under the age of 18.

There are still several weeks remaining in the flu season.

This site uses cookies, tokens, and other third party scripts to recognize visitors of our sites and services, remember your settings and privacy choices, and — depending on your settings and privacy choices — enable us and some key partners to collect information about you so that we can improve our services and deliver relevant ads.

By continuing to use our site or clicking Agree, you agree that CBS and our key partners may collect data and use cookies for personalized ads and other purposes, as described more fully in our privacy policy. You can change your settings at any time by clicking Manage Settings.