LATEST NUMBERS: Flu has killed 6 in Lancaster County, 43 statewide

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The Lincoln/Lancaster County Health Department has released its latest flu report, showing the number of people who have died from the flu in Lancaster County remained at 6.

However, total deaths in Nebraska have risen to 43, and flu activity in the state remains classified as widespread.

The latest flu report goes through the week of February 2.

The report also shows 57 percent of reported positive tests are in children and adolescents, and 13 percent are with people 65 years and older.

Across the state, 1,489 positive tests have been reported during the reported week.

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