Oklahoma flu deaths quadruple in one week

State Health Department reports eight Oklahomans have died from the flu this season, up from two last week.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: January 10, 2013

Eight Oklahomans have died because of complications from the flu this season, the state Health Department reported Thursday morning.

The Health Department's weekly flu report shows a sharp increase in the number of flu deaths reported — up from two last week.

The report shows 92 people statewide were hospitalized due to the flu in the past week. During the current flu season, 345 hospitalizations have been reported.

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