WDAY.com

WDAZ: Your Home Team

Published December 17, 2012, 04:19 PM

ND Flu Cases On the Rise, One Reported Dead

One person has died of the flu in the northeast region of North Dakota.

One person has died of the flu in the northeast region of North Dakota.

The number of reported flu cases in the state is on the rise. There are about 200, up 73 from the previous week. North Dakota usually has about 400 deaths a year from pneumonia and the flu. Usually only a handful of flu cases are reported this early in the season. No flu deaths have been reported in Minnesota but health officials are urging people to get a flu shot to help avoid getting sick.

Tags: