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Two more H1N1 deaths confirmed in Minnesota residents

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 5:54 am

Two more deaths from 2009 H1N1 influenza have been confirmed by the Minnesota Department of Health, bringing the total number of H1N1 deaths to 12 since April. The additional deaths were confirmed in:

* An adult in the 50-59 age range from south central Minnesota with no underlying health conditions.
* An adolescent in the 10-19 age range from the Twin Cities metro area who did have underlying health conditions.

MDH continues to investigate possible H1N1-related deaths on an ongoing basis. Information about deaths and other H1N1-related information is posted regularly to the MDH Web site at www.health.state.mn.us/divs/idepc/diseases/flu/stats/index.html.

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