Two New Influenza Deaths Reported In Oklahoma


Thursday, May 5th 2016, 1:57 pm
By: News On 6


Two more Oklahomans have died from the flu, bringing the number of deaths to ten during the current flu season. 

Releasing the latest numbers Thursday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health said the newest deaths were in McClain and Oklahoma counties.  The number of flu-related hospitalizations for the season stands at 473.   

The 2015-16 influenza season in Oklahoma is much less severe than last season when 114 people died and more than 2,000 people were hospitalized.

Here is a list of flu deaths for the current season, which began in October 2015: 

  • Delaware County - 1
  • Harper County - 1
  • LeFlore County - 1
  •  McClain County - 1
  • Oklahoma County - 2
  • Rogers County - 1
  • Tulsa County - 3