In­di­ana flu deaths rise to 108 with lat­est state re­port

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IN­DI­ANAPO­LIS — Health of­fi­cials say more than 100 peo­ple have died from fl u- re­lated il l nesses i n In­di­ana this sea­son.

The In­di­ana State Depart­ment of Health’s l at­est fl u re­port shows 108 peo­ple had died as of Fri­day. That’s an i ncrease of 11 from the pre­vi­ous week.

Ten of the 11 most re­cent deaths oc­curred i n peo­ple ages 65 and older. One oc­curred in a per­son ages 50 to 64.

All but four of the deaths this sea­son have oc­curred i n those ages 50 and older.

Mar­ion County has had the most flu deaths, with 13. Allen County has had 11 deaths and Lake County has re­ported 10. Deaths also have been re­ported in St. Joseph, Tippeca­noe, Kosciusko and Hamil­ton coun­ties.

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Health of­fi­cials say more than 100 peo­ple have died from flu-re­lated ill­nesses in this sea­son.

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