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17 New Deaths, 615 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Oklahoma health officials reported 17 new deaths on Tuesday, bringing the state's total to 682. No further details on the deaths have been released.
There were also 615 new cases of COVID-19 reported. That's more than a one percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 49,326.

Oklahoma has totaled 4,665 new cases of the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 666 per day.

41,370 people — more than 83 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 568 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 7,274 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 1,673, followed by Tulsa County with 1,388, Cleveland County with 342, Rogers County with 247, Garfield County with 215, Pottawatomie County with 184, Canadian County with 183, Osage County with 169, Cherokee County with 150, Muskogee County with 147, Pittsburg County with 145, Wagoner County with 144, LeFlore County with 124, Sequoyah County with 116 and Creek County with 100.

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