Santa Cruz County

More Flu Deaths Reported in Santa Cruz, Total Now at 3 H1N1 Deaths

The lastest victim was a man under 30 years old

According to the Santa Cruz Health Department, two more people have died from the H1N1 strain of influenza.

That brings the total of flu-related deaths in the county to three. The health department said it is still waiting on test results for two more cases where it is believed the patients died of flu. 

The health department said that the newest cases of flu-related deaths involved a man between the ages of 20 and 30 and another man between the ages of 50 and 60.

The Public Health Department is urging everyone over the age of 6 months to get a flu shot.

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