Three more flu-related deaths reported in Dallas

Dallas County is reporting three more flu-related deaths, bringing the total so far this season to 9.

All three of the recent patients lived in Dallas. They were 37, 69 and 78 years old.

The health department says all three had underlying health conditions and died from complications from this season’s flu. Dallas County health officials say the flu season is only expected to get worse as kids go back to school.

No other details were released on the recent deaths.