The H3N2 strain, along with other flu viruses, has led to one of the worst outbreaks in state history.
State epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy says it's difficult to pinpoint what is causing the high numbers.
- The state health department reports 22 people ended up in the hospital in eight counties as of the end of last week.Read more
- Nearly 3,400 people were hospitalized for the flu, with cases in 56 Colorado counties.Read more
The health department reports more than 2,700 hospitalizations from 57 counties.
So far, a total of 1,900 people have been hospitalized from 50 counties. But officials don't expect the numbers to rise much more.
A hospital in Grand Junction is asking sick people not to visit patients.
Ninety-five people from 17 Colorado counties have been hospitalized due to flu.
Flu-related hospitalizations are "the tip of the iceberg" said the state epidemiologist.