Flu is on the rise across the nation

National
flu sick stock_1520204244916.jpg.jpg

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Deadly flu cases are on the rise across the nation.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 1,300 people have died from the flu so far this season. Twenty-nine cases are from New Mexico.

The latest numbers from the New Mexico Department of Health show a more than 2% increase in flu activity over the last month. Overall, 2.6 million people have been infected nationwide.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

Albuquerque Hourly Forecast

Don't Miss

MORE IN DON'T MISS

Photo Galleries

MORE PHOTO GALLERIES

News Resources

MORE NEWS RESOURCES