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1st Flu Death Reported In Carter County

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CARTER COUNTY, OK -- Another Flu-related death in Texoma has been confirmed.

According to the latest numbers from the Oklahoma State Health Department.

One person in Carter County has died from the Flu.      

20 people statewide have died from it since September 29th.      

A total of 575 people have been diagnosed with the Flu this season .  123 last week alone.

"January and February are still peak Flu season here in Oklahoma. We are still giving Flu vaccine, we have plenty of Flu vaccine," said Sharon Ford, Carter Co. Health Dept.

The Texas State Health department is releasing their latest flu report Friday morning.      

As it stands, only 6 flu related deaths have been reported in the state.