The agency said Tuesday that between Jan. 6 and 12, there were 38 lab-confirmed cases of influenza A, including the two deaths.
The health unit says they are the first reported flu-related deaths among Middlesex-London residents with confirmed influenza cases since Sept. 1, 2013.
Officials with the health unit say the presence of the flu remains elevated in the region, and there have been 115 laboratory-confirmed influenza A cases and one case of influenza B since last September.
When it comes to vaccinations, the health unit says it knows the immunization status for 97 of 116 reported cases and 78 people or 80.4 per cent of those people had not received a flu shot.
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