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188 Deaths, 3,121 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

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Nine more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 188. Three of those occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 17-April 22. The deaths reported Friday include:

  • Two in Oklahoma County, a male in the 36-49 age group and female in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Caddo County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Cleveland County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Creek County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Ottawa County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Sequoyah County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Wagoner County, a female in the 65 and older age group.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed that total positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 3,121, an increase of 104 cases from Thursday. That's a three percent increase in total reported cases.
1,961 people — more than 62 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 310 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

Ryan LaCroix is the Director of Content and Audience Development for KOSU.
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