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Six New Deaths, 794 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Oklahoma health officials reported six new deaths on Friday, bringing the state's total to 644. They are as follows:

  • Three in Oklahoma County, one male in the 50 - 64 age group and one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Garfield County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Osage County, one male in the 50 - 64 age group.
  • One in Rogers County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

There were also 794 new cases of COVID-19 reported. That's a one and a half percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 46,897.
Oklahoma has totaled 4,642 new cases of the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 663 per day.

39,282 people — more than 83 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 567 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 6,971 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 1,615, followed by Tulsa County with 1,360, Cleveland County with 347, Rogers County with 255, Canadian County with 189, Pittsburg County with 187, Garfield County with 167, Wagoner County with 157, Cherokee County with 144, LeFlore County with 133, Muskogee County with 123, Creek County with 112, Sequoyah County with 110, Bryan County with 106 and Payne County with 100.

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