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Three more flu-like deaths reported in Oklahoma, say health officials

OKLAHOMA CITY –Three additional influenza-related deaths have been reported during the week in Oklahoma, giving a total of Oklahomans due to the flu since September 1, the beginning of this flu season, to 10, health officials confirmed Thursday. Officials said that more than 170 people have been hospitalized because of the flu. Eight of those who were over 65 years old, a person were between 50 and 64 years old and another was between 18 and 49 years old. Five deaths were reported in northeast Oklahoma, two reported in the southwestern part of the state, one reported in the southeastern part of the state and two more reported in Tulsa County. Read the health department's full report here. AlertMe

Three additional influenza-related deaths have been reported during the week in Oklahoma, giving a total of Oklahomans due to the flu since September 1, the beginning of this flu season, to 10, health officials confirmed Thursday.

Officials said that more than 170 people have been hospitalized because of the flu.

Eight of those who were over 65 years old, a person were between 50 and 64 years old and another was between 18 and 49 years old.

Five deaths were reported in northeast Oklahoma, two reported in the southwestern part of the state, one reported in the southeastern part of the state and two more reported in Tulsa County.

Read the health department’s full report here.

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