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Flu in Minnesota claims 176 lives

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) -- Minnesota's death toll from influenza is the highest in at least five flu seasons.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 176 people have died from the flu this season.

Seven more flu-related deaths were confirmed last week.

Flu illnesses continue to decrease. Last week 37 people were hospitalized in Minnesota.

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