Gundersen, Mayo release latest flu numbers

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Flu season is still in full gear, but one local healthcare provider has seen a slight decline in cases.

Mayo Clinic Health System of La Crosse says cases of Influenza A dropped 12%, and Influenza B decreased by 33%.

In January Mayo reported a total of 213 cases between the two types.

However, health experts warn that this decrease doesn’t mean it’s the end of the flu season.

At Gundersen Health System of La Crosse, flu activity remains high.

Its seen an increase in Influenza A, but Influenza B has remained consistent.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports 31 deaths in the state, which includes the second pediatric flu death.

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