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RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina health officials say four more people have died from flu-related illness.

A Randolph County Health Department spokesperson told WFMY News 2 a senior adult was among the people who died in the last week. It's unclear if that person had a flu shot this season.

The numbers released Thursday come one week after the previous report showed no one died in the state. For the season, the death toll from flu-related illnesses in North Carolina is at 96. The season began last October.

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Of the 34 deaths so far, the state knows the shot status of 26 of the victims. 24 of them did not get the shot. For the 2 that did, the state is looking into if timing of the shot may have played a role.

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