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

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

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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.

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