Confirmed Hantavirus Death in Texas County

By Aaron Langston

Published 07/08 2014 04:16PM

Updated 07/08 2014 09:32PM

TEXAS COUNTY -- A hanta virus death has been confirmed in Texas County, Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma State Department Of Health confirmed the person died in May of the disease.

There has been five cases of the hanta virus in Oklahoma since 1993.

All of them have been in the northwestern part of the state.

A person from Hooker also died from the virus last year

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