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222 Deaths, 3,618 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

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Eight more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 222. Five of the deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, while the others occurred between April 23-28. The deaths reported Thursday include:

  • Two in Delaware County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
  • Two in McClain County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Grady County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Mayes County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Oklahoma County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Wagoner County, a male 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 3,618, an increase of 145 cases from Wednesday. That's a four percent increase in total reported cases.
2,401 people — 66 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 291 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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