ISDH releases latest flu season numbers; more than 200 dead

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — More than 200 people have died in Indiana as a result of the flu this season.

The latest flu report from the Indiana State Department of Health says 219 people have died an influenza-related death.

That’s up from 195 from the previous week.

A child aged four or younger died this week.

People 65 and older are largest victim group. 170 senior citizens have died this season.