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2 people test positive for influenza in Cape Girardeau Co.

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Officials with the Cape Girardeau Health Department say two people have tested positive for influenza in Cape Girardeau County.

According to officials, one person tested positive for Type A influenza and the other person tested positive for Type B influenza.

Health officials say it's imperative to frequently wash hands with soap and water. If you need to cough, they say to cough in your elbow; and if you use tissue, dispose of it properly.

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is also reporting the first two lab-confirmed influenza cases. These cases are in Jefferson and Kenton Counties.

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