NH flu deaths increase to 20

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — State health officials say the number of flu-related deaths in New Hampshire has increased to 20.

Beth Daly, chief of infectious disease surveillance for the state Department of Health and Human Services, said more deaths were reported Wednesday, when the number of adult influenza-related deaths reported to the state stood at 16.

So far, all of the deaths reported have only involved adults.

The state saw a total of 19 deaths reported in 2012.

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