First Local Flu Death Of Season

Although flu activity in the London area is still described as low by the Middlesex-London Health Unit, it has claimed a life.

Only two cases of influenza were reported between NovemberĀ 30 and December 6, but in one case, the patient died. There have been sevenĀ flu cases since September 1 and one outbreak. Two people have required hospitalization.

Across the country, 48 flu cases were reported and the majority of patients were over the age of 65.