The swine flu has claimed the lives of two more Utahns this week, increasing the number of total deaths in the state to ten. More than 200 Utahns have now been hospitalized, according to the Utah Department of Health.
The Utah County Health Department says one of the newly reported deaths is an adult female, while the Davis County Health Department reports the second death is a boy between 5 and 17 years old. Both victims are said to have had underlying medical conditions.
Public health officials throughout the state continue to track the outbreak and are focusing their efforts on monitoring any changes in the severity of illness people are experiencing.