The number of flu-related deaths statewide is at 132.
Health leaders say the flu season may not have reached its peak in Kentucky.
The Tennessee Department of Health has been notified of 10 pediatric deaths and one pregnancy-related death associated with seasonal flu during the 2017-2018 flu season.
With that in mind, NMDOH reminds all New Mexicans that it is not too late to get vaccinated and that everyone should continue good hand-washing habits as well as cough and sneezing etiquette, and staying home from work/school, if possible, while your sick - especially if you have a fever. Monroe County has seen 3,715 confirmed cases of influenza so far this season.
Another person has died from the flu, which means 13 total have died from the virus this season. Interim findings show effectiveness for this year's flu vaccine was 36%, which was on the lower end of the typical range of flu vaccine effectiveness of 40-60%.
The OSDH has high-dose vaccine for seniors that may not be available from health care providers. The child passed away sometime between February 4-10. Eight of the deaths have been among patients over the age of 75.
However, flu cases have declined "slightly" from recent weeks, although it's still to early to know if the flu surge that began in December has peaked and the worst is over, according to an update issued by the state on Tuesday.
Doctors at Public Health Ontario say the vaccine may protect people who are at high risk of having a heart attack.