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MDH: Flu Threat Downgraded In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Fewer Minnesotans are getting sick with the flu.

The CDC downgraded the flu in Minnesota from widespread to regional on Thursday.

The Minnesota Department of Health says 21 people were hospitalized with the flu last week. There were 80 two weeks ago.

The worse cases of the flu are in the metro and central Minnesota.

There was a small uptick in school outbreaks at 11, which is up from seven the previous week.

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