Flu cases on rise in state, county

More and more flu cases are cropping up all over Texas. According to the latest statistics available from Lake Granbury Medical Center, last week 63 people with flu-like symptons came to the hospitals emergency room for treatment, according to spokesperson Dixie Lee Hedgecock. Among those, 11 tested positive for influenza Type A, said R.N. Denise Pratt, the hospital’s infection control preventionist.