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Flu cases dropping in Nueces County

Posted: 5:47 PM, Mar 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-05 18:47:18-05

The latest Flu Report has been released by the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Health District.

According to the report, 887 flu cases were reported in the week ending on March 2. That’s a 25 percent drop from the previous week. In the week that ended on February 23, there were 1,182 flu cases reported in Nueces County.

The Health District also released its latest data on flu-like illnesses reported in Nueces County. The report states that 579 people reported having flu-like illnesses in the week ending on March 2. The previous week, 857 flu-like illnesses were reported.

Meanwhile, the Center for Disease Control is still encouraging the public to get their flu shot if they haven’t gotten one.