Second Tulsa County resident dies from the flu
BY SHANNON MUCHMORE World Staff Writer
Thursday, January 03, 2013
Another Tulsa County resident has died from the flu, bringing the total number of deaths this season for the county and the state to two.
Last week 64 new flu hospitalizations were reported.
The number of hospitalizations since Sept. 30 is 171. Of those, 67 have been from Tulsa County, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Oklahoma County has reported 21 hospitalizations, and all other counties have numbers in the single digits.
Most of those have been people 65 and older. The age group with the next highest number of hospitalizations and deaths is 19-64.