I'm from Texas and hundreds of people have died and keep dying of the flu a day now

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The fort Worth area. The schools are empty and every day at least 3 people are dying a daymIt’s bad around here this could be ground 0.
The 2017-18 flu season continues to take a toll in Dallas-Fort Worth, and officials say it’s too soon to know whether the worst is over. In North Texas, several counties have seen flu deaths. Below are the most up-to-date numbers:

Dallas County: 62

  • Two deaths were reported Friday in Dallas County, bringing the season’s toll to 62.
  • That’s more than three times the 17 flu-related deaths reported in the entire 2016-17 season, health officials said.
  • The most recent victims were 90 and 98-years-old and both were Dallas residents, officials said.
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Collin County: 14

  • Collin County had reported 14 flu deaths as of Wednesday. All the victims were adults, chief epidemiologist Jawaid Asghar said.

Tarrant County: 24

  • Tarrant County reported 24 flu deaths as of Wednesday. All of the victims were adults, a health department spokesman said.

Denton County: 7

  • The sixth and seventh flu-related deaths were reported in Denton County on Wednesday, according to KXAS-TV (NBC5).

Parker County: 1

  • One flu death has been reported in Parker County as of Wednesday, according to KXAS-TV (NBC5).

Texas totals: 2,902

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