Flu Vaccine

In this Aug. 27, 2010 file photo, a nurse practitioner prepares a flu vaccination in Rockville, Md.

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Last month, health officials reported a second flu death of the season in CT. 

The person was between the ages of 50 to 64 years old. 

The first person who died was over the age of 65-years-old. 

On Nov. 8, health officials said after testing, it has been determined that the second death that was reported was not caused by the flu.

A total of 23 people had been hospitalized with confirmed influenza between August 26 and October 20. 

The Dept. of Public Health said flu activity has slowly been increasing statewide since the end of August.

It called that typical for the start of the season.

A total of 46 patients have tested positive from Aug. 26 to Oct. 20. 

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