By Christina Calloway, PNT senior writer
Roosevelt General Hospital’s director of infection control said Thursday
flu cases and people showing flu-like symptoms are increasing in the county.
Tersa Bonifant said November was slow for flu cases, but in December, the
numbers picked up with 11 confirmed flu cases at RGH.
Thursday also marked the state’s first confirmed flu death for the
2013-2014 season, according to a state Department of Health press release.
The death reported was a 76-year-old woman from Santa Fe County.
Bonifant said there have been three positive flu cases this month. She
also said patients displaying flu-like symptoms have increased.
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