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2 more flu deaths reported, bringing total to 7 in region

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According to the Lucas County Health Department, a 60-year-old male has died of the flu, becoming the seventh person to die of the disease in our viewing area.

Lucas County has reported five deaths due to the flu. Monroe County and Lenawee County are each reporting one death at this time.

Counties continue to report increases in influenza cases. Health officials in Lenawee County say they're seeing a significant increase in cases, with nearly 500 reports of influenza.

In Lucas County, the Health Department is holding a walk-in flu shot clinic Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Both clinics are in the main lobby on North Erie Street. The cost is $30, but it's covered by Medicaid, Medicare and most insurance policies.

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