Cases Of Flu Drop Sharply In Dallas County

Curt Lewis
February 27, 2020 - 7:21 am



DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - While coronavirus fears spread, there's a little a good news about the flu in Dallas County.

The Dallas County Health Department reports numbers for the first week of this month and there were 350 fewer cases compared to the week before - a drop of nearly 30 percent.

It was even better the next week with a 46 percent decrease.

Even so, County Health officials say even now, about one out of every five flu tests comes back positive.

So far this season, 14 people have died from flu in Dallas County.