Flu Deaths Spike in Minnesota

By KBJR News 1

Flu Deaths Spike in Minnesota

January 31, 2013 Updated Jan 31, 2013 at 5:34 PM CDT

(NNCNOW.com) -- The number of Minnesota flu deaths have spiked again, according to a report released Thursday from the Minnesota Department of Health.

The report shows 37 people have died last week due to the flu. That number increased by 15 people from the week prior, which was a decrease from 33 flu deaths the week before that.

There have been 112 total deaths related to the flu and 135 people hositalized with confirmed cases of the flu.