Flu death reported in Johnston County

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TISHOMINGO, Okla. (KXII) -- The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting the state's first flu death of the season in Johnston County.

No information about the person was released.

Five additional people were also hospitalized with the flu to bring the total for the season that began in early October to 54.

There were 13 deaths in the state due to influenza during the flu season last year, down sharply from the more than 100 deaths the year before.



 
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