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Arkansas reports first flu death of the season – 4029tv

Arkansas reports first flu death of the season

The Arkansas Department of Health reported the state’s first flu death of the season on Tuesday.The person who died was 65 years old or older, according to the state’s report.PCR tests have confirmed 11 cases of the flu in Arkansas since the season began September 27, 2020. The reported cases reflect only a portion of the actual number of flu cases in the state, the report warns.State health officials have been urging Arkansans to get vaccinated for the flu, as the state combats the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

The Arkansas Department of Health reported the state’s first flu death of the season on Tuesday.

The person who died was 65 years old or older, according to the state’s report.

PCR tests have confirmed 11 cases of the flu in Arkansas since the season began September 27, 2020. The reported cases reflect only a portion of the actual number of flu cases in the state, the report warns.

State health officials have been urging Arkansans to get vaccinated for the flu, as the state combats the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

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