Dallas County health officials have confirmed the county's first flu-related death of the season Friday.
The victim was a 98-year-old Dallas resident, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services.
Due to medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, no other identifying information was released.
No other flu-related deaths have been reported so far this season in North Texas.
DCHHS Medical Director Dr. Christopher Perkins said in a press release that there have been 96 hospitalizations for flu-related illnesses this week.