DALLAS (1080 KRLD) – The flu has claimed seven more lives in Dallas County.

Dallas County Health officials have confirmed seven more flu-related deaths.

According to officials, the latest victims were between 51 and 89 years old and all had other health issues.

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There have now been 38 flu related deaths in Dallas County so far this season. That is more than double the amount last season.

State wide, at least 1,155 people have died. That number was last reported a week ago so it’s likely gone up.