State officials walk back flu-related CT deaths

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State officials backtracked on a previous report that two people died this season related to the flu on Friday.

They say one of those deaths was not linked to the flu.

MORE: Health officials confirm 2nd flu-related death in CT

In its weekly flu report, the state's Department of Public Health says a death reported the week ending Oct. 20 "was incorrectly reported as a flu-associated death."

Last season, there were 154 flu-related deaths.

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