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Flu makes third victim

Flu death toll, close to 100

The National Institute of Public Health has confirmed two more deaths due to flu on Tuesday. The victims are a 63-year-old man from Cluj and a 49-year-old one from Mures county, both with other medical problems and who hadn’t been vaccinated against flu.

Thus, the influenza death toll climbs to 99.

This week, 1,529 flu cases have been reported, compared to 1,727 last week.

The total number of acute respiratory infections, flu and pneumonia cases has reached 141,069 countrywide, 67% more than the rate reported in the previous season last year.

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