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Flu Becomes Widespread in Delaware

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DOVER, Del.- Delaware says influenza has become widespread in the state this flu season, with more than 150 confirmed cases in the second week of this month.

The state's Division of Public Health on Monday said there have been 380 cases of confirmed cases of influenza this flu season. Most of the cases have taken place in New Castle County with nearly a third of cases taking place in Kent County.

The rate of confirmed cases is roughly 100 higher than this same time last year. No deaths have been reported this flu season by Delaware's Division of Public Health.

DPH is encouraging people to get a flu shot as a precautionary measure to protect against contracting the disease.

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