Oklahoma flu cases double in past week

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health says the number of hospitalizations due to the flu have doubled in the past week.

The department announced Thursday that there were 63 hospitalizations due to influenza during the 7-day period that ended Tuesday to bring the total number of hospitalizations since the start of the flu season in October to 126.

The Health Department says there have been no deaths due to the flu thus far this flu season.

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