Fourth flu death reported at UT Medical Center

UT Medica Center / Source: (UT Medical)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — The University of Tennessee Medical Center has reported a total of four flu deaths this season. The number of flu cases are higher this year compared to last year's cases through January, officials said.

UT Medical released the following statistics on the 2019-2020 flu season:
June 2019:
Flu A - 0
Flu B - 1

July 2019:
Flu A - 1
Flu B - 1

August 2019:
Flu A - 0
Flu B - 0

September 2019:
Flu A - 2
Flu B - 0

October 2019:
Flu A - 3
Flu B - 2

November 2019:
Flu A - 11
Flu B - 2

December 2019:
Flu A - 57
Flu B - 16

January through 1/14:
Flu A: 47
Flu B: 16

Total:
Flu A - 121
Flu B - 37

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