Three more Oklahomans have died from influenza in the past week according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
One of those three deaths occurred in Tulsa County.
The OSDH says the death toll for Oklahoma this flu season is now 51.
The number of flu deaths in Tulsa County now stands at nine, the highest of any county in Oklahoma.
Statewide, hospitalizations due to influenza rose from 1,141 to 1,202 this week. Adair County in eastern Oklahoma saw a jump in hospitalizations from six to 19.
Flu hospitalizations and deaths in eastern Oklahoma [since October 2013]:
The OSDH says two children ages four and under have died due to the flu.
There were 12 deaths in the 18-49 age group, 19 deaths in the 50-64 age group and 18 deaths in Oklahomans 65 and older.
The Department of Health began keeping statistics for the 2013-2014 flu season beginning in October 2013.