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Six More Deaths, 427 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Oklahoma health officials report six additional Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, bringing the state's death toll to 395. The deaths reported Thursday include:

  • Three in McCurtain County, a female in the 65 and older age group, a male in the 65 and older age group and a male in the 50-64 age group.
  • Two in Comanche County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, a female in the 65 and older age group.

New cases of COVID-19 increased by 427 on Thursday, representing a three percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 14,539.
Oklahoma has totaled 2,591 new cases of the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 370 per day.

11,048 people — more than 75 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 368 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 3,096 active cases in the state. Tulsa County has the most active cases with 955, followed by Oklahoma County with 821, Cleveland County with 185, McCurtain County with 157 and Payne County with 125.

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