Health Alert: Flu cases on the rise in Lexington

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - The number of flu cases in Lexington is on the rise.

The Fayette County Health Department says as of Thursday there are now 41 confirmed flu cases, an increase from 14 reported earlier in January. A spokesperson for the department says one reason the jump is so significant is due to a glitch with their reporting system.

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention lists Kentucky as having "widespread" flu activity, the highest level.

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