Death Toll Now 101 In Record Breaking Oklahoma Flu Season


Thursday, March 19th 2015, 11:32 am
By: News On 6


A record-breaking flu season in Oklahoma has brought the state's death total to more than 100.  

The latest numbers from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows three more residents have died due to the flu since the season began last fall.

The numbers bring the total number of flu-related deaths this flu season to 101. Twenty-two of those deaths have occurred in Tulsa County.

3/12/2015 Related Story: Health Department: New Tulsa County Flu Death Brings Total For Season To 22

The OSDH says the new deaths include one death each in Logan, Oklahoma and Wagoner counties between March 11 and March 17.

County list of flu-related deaths since September 28, 2014:

Canadian [4]

Carter [1]

Cherokee [1]

Cleveland [5]

Comanche [4]

Custer [2]

Delaware [1]

Garfield [5]

Garvin [1]

Jackson [1]

Lincoln [1]

Logan [5]

Marshall 1]

McClain [2]

McIntosh [2]

Muskogee [3]

Okfuskee [2]

Oklahoma [13]

Ottawa [2]

Payne [2]

Pittsburg [1]

Pontotoc [2]

Pottawatomie [2]

Rogers [4]

Stephens [5]

Tillman [3]

Tulsa [22]

Wagoner [2]

Washington [1]

Woodward [1]