Flu activity drops in New Brunswick

1 week ago

Flu activity continues to decrease in New Brunswick, with one death reported during the second week of January compared to 12 the previous week.

Five people were admitted to the hospital because of the flu between Jan. 8-14, down from 30, according to the latest figures from Public Health.

The number of lab-confirmed cases also dropped to 36, from 108, the influenza report shows.

In addition, no new lab-confirmed flu outbreaks have been reported in nursing homes or other long-term care settings for the second straight week.

The update comes as New Brunswick is dealing with the deadliest influenza season it has seen in at least a decade.

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