Description:Three additional people in Marion County have died due to the flu, announced health officials Wednesday.
A total of five people have died from flu-related illnesses in Marion County, and a total of 40 people have died statewide. Of the 40 deaths, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 38 individuals had underlying medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma and renal disease. They stated a large majority of the deaths, 33, were individuals older than 65.(1:36)