ETMC Tyler records second flu death

TYLER (KYTX) - ETMC Tyler reports another death as a result of the flu. According to hospital spokesperson, Rebecca Berkley, the flu death occurred during the week of December 30, when 42 cases tested positive for the flu.

Here is a breakdown of the flu cases from ETMC:

Week of Dec. 8......20 patients came back positive w/flu
Week of Dec. 15.... 46 positive for flu
Week of Dec. 22.... 59 positive for flu and one tested positive for
H1N1.
Week of Dec. 30…. 42 positive for flu and one death. 
Week of Jan. 5….. 28 tested positive for flu A…..
Week of Jan. 12…..22 positive for flu A, 4 patients in the hospital
w/flu
Week of Jan. 19….. 9 positive for flu A, 1 positive for Flu B, one flu
death, 2 patients in the hospital w/flu.

A total of three people in Tyler have died from the flu, two at ETMC and one person died at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital


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