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.
They say that is up by 96 cases in the last week. The agency releases flu activity summaries every Tuesday.READ MORE: Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive Now Underway
Flu activity is widespread in Colorado and much of the country.READ MORE: Aurora Police: Suspected Drunk Driver Survives Crash That Killed Passenger
“There have been 18 outbreaks associated with influenza reported for the 2019-20 influenza season,” officials also stated in their report.MORE NEWS: Deadly Head-On Crash On Highway 86 Happened 'Short Time' After Deputy Tried To Stop Driver, Sheriff's Office Says
One child has died from the flu, officials say.