Record Number Of Flu Cases In A Week Confirmed In Delaware

DOVER, DE (AP) – Nearly 1,000 cases of influenza have been confirmed in Delaware in a single week, the most the state has ever recorded. Officials said 995 lab-confirmed flu cases were recorded during the week ending February 3. The previous high of 671 came during the 2009-2010 flu season. Six flu deaths were reported during the week, bringing Delaware’s total this season to 10. Six of the 10 fatalities came in people who had received the flu vaccine.

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