Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says another child has died, bringing the total number of flu deaths to 167 this season.

The most recent report says 16 more people died between February 18-24, as the state enters its 11th consecutive week at widespread activity.

According to the report, two children, age 4 or younger, has died from the flu this season. Majority of deaths have been seen in ages 65 and older.