Death Toll From Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Bronx Rises to 12

August 10, 2015 7:45 PM

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Death Toll From Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Bronx Rises to 12

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces that no one has gotten sick from Legionnaires’ disease since Aug. 3, called it “a promising sign” while saying the death toll from the outbreak had reached 12.

An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx has claimed two more lives, bringing the death toll to 12, with a total of 113 people infected since early July, New York City officials said on Monday.

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