Health Department reports 8 flu-related deaths in Cuyahoga County

Health Department reports 8 flu-related deaths in Cuyahoga County

PARMA, OH (WOIO) - The

reports eight influenza-related deaths occurred between Jan. 4-10, the highest weekly numbers since 2009.

According to the department, the residents who died ranged in ages from 60-97 and were from Bay Village, Broadview Heights, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights and Rocky River.

Sixteen people have died this season due to the flu.

Flu Symptoms:

-Moderate to high fever

-Dry cough

-Headache

-Sore throat

-Chills

-Runny nose

-Loss of appetite

-Muscle aches

-Tiredness

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