Hospital reports lag as influenza death toll climbs to 33

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Health Minister Rosario Turner Montenegro, confirmed on Wednesday, July 11 that the death toll from the  influenza virus  this year  has risen to 33, while criticizing hospitals that have  been slow in reporting  fatalities

“We believe in transparency and need for the population to have the information at the right time, that is why it is very important that all hospitals and health facilities make their report in the at the right moment so  that the Ministry of Health can develop all the necessary strategies to avoid preventable deaths,” she said.