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Flu levels still high in Douglas County

Posted at 5:01 PM, Jan 13, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) says flu activity remains high in the area but the number of reported cases decreased last week.

Influenza A and B are the predominant viruses, with more cases of type A confirmed than type B around Omaha.

A total of 269 cases were reported last week according to the DCHD, with 4,027 lab-confirmed cases confirmed since Sept. 29, 2019.

Two pediatric deaths due to the flu have occurred this season, along with six in adults over 65.

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