Fewer than expected flu cases in the province

Lower than expected cases of the flu documented here in the province.

A report from the Department of Health confirming 19 cases of influenza in the province.

Prior to Christmas there were just five lab confirmed cases in the province.  

Director of communicable diseases with the Department of Health Shelly Landsburg says its too early to say what kind of season we will have.

Department of Health officials say this years flu shot contains vaccines which are a good match for the virus that are currently circulating Canada.