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33-year-old woman, 79-year-old woman become latest flu-related deaths in Cuyahoga County

4 adults, 1 child die from flu in Summit Co.
Posted at 9:33 AM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-28 09:35:22-05

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — Two more Cuyahoga County residents have died from the flu, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health on Friday.

A 33-year-old woman from East Cleveland and a 79-year-old woman from Lakewood are the latest residents to have died from the flu, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths for the season to 16.

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During the week of Feb. 16 to Feb. 22, health officials confirmed there were 103 cases of flu associated hospitalizations.

On Thursday, the Cleveland Clinic issued a statement confirming one of their doctors, Dr. David Taylor, 60, of Shaker Heights, died from the flu.

RELATED: Cleveland Clinic doctor among recent flu-related deaths in Cuyahoga Co.

Other individuals who have recently died from the flu include an 88-year-old woman from Bay Village, a 94-year-old woman from Chagrin Falls, an 83-year-old woman from East Cleveland and a 62-year-old man from Seven Hills, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health.

Click here to read the most recent flu report from Cuyahoga County.