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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 05:10 AM

3. Flu Cases At Local Migrant Shelter Reach 81, County Confirms 22 New Cases

Friday, May 31, 2019
By City News Service

County health officials announced Thursday that the influenza outbreak at a local migrant shelter continues to worsen with 22 new cases of flu or flu-like symptoms.

The total number of confirmed flu and "influenza-like illness" since May 19 among asylum-seeking migrants at a shelter in Bankers Hill operated by Jewish Family Service of San Diego now stands at 81. Officials with the county's Health and Human Services Agency confirmed 12 new cases on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

In addition, the county has quarantined 63 asylum seekers at various local hotels to try to contain the outbreak. Two asylum seekers at the shelter have been transported to the hospital due to their flu symptoms, according to the county. Health officials have screened roughly 450 asylum-seeking migrants at the shelter for symptoms since May 19.

The county defines an outbreak as one person contracted an illness and a second person contracting it and showing symptoms within 72 hours. The county first declared the outbreak May 23 ...


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