By Genevieve Bookwalter
Welcome to our daily Northern California Patch news roundup!
Dominating headlines Monday was the H1N1 influenza virus, which claimed more Northern California victims over the weekend.
“Four more people with flu were hospitalized over the weekend in the intensive care unit of Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, county officials said Monday.”
“Elizabeth Emmett, Napa County public information officer, said the four new cases brings the total hospitalized in Napa at The Queen since Jan. 6 to eight: seven in the ICU and one person, a pregnant woman, who is not in the ICU.”
“No deaths have been reported in Napa County from flu, although a total of 14 deaths are now confirmed in other parts of the Bay Area.”
Read on for more on the flu virus and other top stories around the greater Bay Area.