The death toll from the flu virus has reached 56 people after 18 more lost their lives in the past week.
According to the latest figures released by the HCDCP, a total of 56 people have died since the beginning of the epidemic flu, 18 of which in the last week.
A total of 226 serious influenza cases have been confirmed since the beginning of the outbreak, of which 219 were hospitalised in ICU.
Of these, vaccinations were 29 (13%). Also, of the 56 deaths, 49 were for patients treated in ICU and 7 for patients without ICU hospitalisation.