Tuesday, January 9, 2018

18-Deaths From Flu In Dallas Up From 11 Last Week

Seven more people have died of the flu in Dallas County, bringing the total number of Dallas County flu-related deaths this season to 18, health officials said.

Dallas County Health and Human Services said Tuesday that six of the patients were residents of Dallas and one patient was a Garland resident. All patients had health conditions considered to be of "high risk" and died after complications from the seasonal flu.

The deceased patients were aged between 47- and 88-years-old. DCHHS did not release their names.

Source: NBCDFW