Most Active Stories
- No Laptops, No Wi-Fi: How One Cafe Fired Up Sales
- Anadarko’s $5 Billion Environmental Settlement: Four Things Okies Should Know
- State House Votes To Deny Cities Wage Setting Power
- City Of Norman Awaiting Permit To Sell Reclaimed Water So Frackers Don’t Have To Use Drinking Water
- “Our People, Our Land, Our Images” Features The Perspectives Of Indigenous Photographers
Thu February 6, 2014
Oklahoma Flu Deaths Rise By 8 To 33 Since Sept. 29
The Oklahoma Department of Health says eight people have died from the flu during the past week.
The agency reported Thursday that a total of 33 people have died from the flu in the state since Sept. 29. A total of 975 people have either died or been hospitalized due to the virus during the period.
The deaths include two children aged 4 or younger, eight people in the 18-49 age range, 13 people aged 50-64 and 10 people 65 years old or older.
Six deaths have been recorded in Tulsa County and five in Comanche County. Carter, Creek, Le Flore, Muskogee and Pittsburg counties have each recorded two flu deaths. Cleveland, Craig, Custer, Kay, Logan, McClain, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Seminole and Washington counties each recorded one flu death.
KGOU relies on voluntary contributions from readers and listeners to further its mission of public service to Oklahoma and beyond. To contribute to our efforts, make your donation online, or contact our Membership department.