OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma State health officials announced the first pediatric death of the flu season.
Officials said the flu season began in September.
Officials said the child was an Oklahoma County resident and was between the ages of 5-17-year-old.
NEWS RELEASE: The first pediatric death associated with the flu this season has been reported in Oklahoma County. There are still a few months left of flu season. Flu shots are available for no out-of-pocket cost at all county health departments. https://t.co/I6b14ptTUI #Flu pic.twitter.com/WpqQxMUrAg
— OK Dept of Health (@HealthyOklahoma) February 21, 2019
Officials said there have been 31 deaths due to the flu this season.
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