Photo by: Minnesota Department of Health
Photo by: Minnesota Department of Health

(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesota health officials say two people are dead due to the flu.  

Over the weekend, the Minnesota Department of Health recorded the first influenza deaths of the season. According to reports, one person was in the 18-to-49 age group and another in the 60-to-79 age range.  

MDH is urging people to receive their flu shots this year to prevent any further deaths.

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