DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shared the latest number of flu hospitalizations in the state. They 1,348 people have been hospitalized this season.

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They say that is up by 96 cases in the last week. The agency releases flu activity summaries every Tuesday.

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Flu activity is widespread in Colorado and much of the country.

“There have been 18 outbreaks associated with influenza reported for the 2019-20 influenza season,” officials also stated in their report.

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One child has died from the flu, officials say.