By the Numbers: Charlotte flu outbreak

<b>By the Numbers: </b>Charlotte flu outbreak

By the Numbers: Charlotte flu outbreak

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 9 at 4:34 PM

Here is a list of provided flu case numbers and information over the last few weeks:

-  The UNC Charlotte Student Health Center saw 30 flu cases in the last weeks before the holidays specifically,  the 3rd – 21st of December.

-  Queens University students returned on Monday.  So far, 6-8 suspected cases.

-  Wingate Univeristy has roughly 8-10 right now, on average, but they expect the numbers to rise.

-  The most recent report from the state dated December 29 shows a slight decline in the number of cases of flu in Region 7, which includes Cabarrus County . A new report will be released Thursday afternoon.

-  Winthrop University had 27 cases before winter break and has seen three cases since the new semester began.

- 14 people have died from the flu in North Carolina.

- 15 people died from the flu in South Carolina last year.

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