From March 4 to March 10, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has tracked 137 cases. That's up from 48 cases between February 25 and March 3.
Of those cases, 116 were Influenza A; twenty-one were Influenza B.
The health department found that patients ages 25-49 saw the highest spike in cases during the most recent period. There were 36 cases reported in that age group.
The next highest was reported among those 5-14 years old. That group saw 35 cases.
Before the 137 number was released
this week, there had been a total 130 cases of flu reported since
According to the Centers for Disesase Control and Prevention, February is typically peak flu season.