5 more flu deaths in Cuyahoga County

Health officials say flu activity actually declined in Cuyahoga County.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY -- Five more flu-related deaths have been reported in Cuyahoga County, bringing this season's death toll to 16.

The newest reported deaths happened between Jan. 21-27:

- Euclid: 93-year-old man

- Independence: 90-year-old woman

- Mayfield Heights: 87-year-old woman

- Westlake: 87-year-old man

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- Parma: 60-year-old woman

Despite these additional deaths, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health decreased to "moderate low" activity with 30 confirmed cases of flu-associated hospitalizations.

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