Flu deaths in Connecticut rise to 77

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- The number of flu deaths in Connecticut has risen to 77 people on Thursday.

The Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that 14 more people have died from the flu since last week.Web Extra: Read the new Flu Report from the Connecticut DPH

There are also more than 1,000 new reported cases of the flu since this week.Related: Connecticut flu deaths rise to 63

Anyone over the age of 6 months is urged to get a flu vaccine.

For more information on the flu outbreak in the state, click here. 

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