Flu death toll rises to 56

15 February 2019
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The death toll from the flu virus has reached 56 people after 18 more lost their lives in the past week.

According to the latest figures released by the HCDCP, a total of 56 people have died since the beginning of the epidemic flu, 18 of which in the last week.

A total of 226 serious influenza cases have been confirmed since the beginning of the outbreak, of which 219 were hospitalised in ICU.

Of these, vaccinations were 29 (13%). Also, of the 56 deaths, 49 were for patients treated in ICU and 7 for patients without ICU hospitalisation.

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