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Flu deaths in Oklahoma on the rise

Posted at 4:13 AM, Apr 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 05:13:00-04

Flu season ends in about a month, but the illness is showing no signs of slowing down.

State health officials report that since the start of flu season in September, 85 people have died.

In Tulsa County, there have been 18 deaths and 694 hospitalizations.

Officials say 58 of those deaths have been people older than 65-years-old.

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