Six flu-related deaths were reported in Collin County on Thursday.
Six adults died from the flu, but the county has not released their ages. According to Eric Nishimoto, Collin County Public Information Officer, no children deaths have been reported at this time.
Dallas County jumped to 38 deaths as of Wednesday, the most recent patients who died from the flu ranged in age from 51 to 89. They lived in Cedar Hill, Dallas, Garland, DeSoto and Rowlett, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services. All of the patients had "high risk" health conditions and died from complications of the flu, according to officials.
Tarrant County is at three deaths, while Denton is at two. Reporting deaths are not mandatory in most counties, so deaths actually may be higher.
Flu cases have been widespread across the country and have been particularly prevalent in Texas.
The Bonham school district in Fannin County and the Gunter school district in Grayson County have canceled classes for a week after flu outbreaks.