DOVER, Del. (AP) — Public health officials in Delaware have confirmed the first flu cases in children for the 2017-2018 season.

The Division of Public Health said in a statement Wednesday that one patient is a young male from Sussex County and the other is a female from New Castle County. The pediatric cases bring the total number of flu cases this season to 14 for the week ending Nov. 11.

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Another eight cases have been confirmed for the week ending Nov. 18.

The department is urging all Delaware residents 6 months and older to get vaccinated soon if they have not already.

Last flu season, Delaware had 4,590 confirmed flu cases, 15 of which were fatal.

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