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Swine Flu Deaths in Texas Increase

By BJ Austin

Dallas, TX – Swine flu cases continue to increase across the state. Texas now has FIVE swine flu deaths. Two people in El Paso have been confirmed to be the latest victims.

Dallas County's latest total is 129 cases -- 7 new cases this week. Tarrant County reports six new cases for a total of 123. Denton County has 21 confirmed cases. The most available figures from Collin County report 3 confirmed cases, 14 "probables."

No deaths due to swine flu have been reported in North Texas.