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10 New Deaths, 746 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Oklahoma health officials reported 10 new deaths on Thursday, bringing the state's total to 709. They are as follows:

  • Four in Oklahoma County, four males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Lincoln County, one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Pittsburg County, two females in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Cleveland County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, one male in 50 - 64 age group.

There were also 746 new cases of COVID-19 reported. That's more than a one and a half percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 50,669.
Oklahoma has reported 4,633 new cases and 71 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 662 cases and 10 deaths per day.

42,695 people — more than 84 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 564 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 7,265 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 1,621, followed by Tulsa County with 1,361, Cleveland County with 412, Rogers County with 228, Garfield County with 202, Pottawatomie County with 191, Canadian County with 167, Osage County with 162, Cherokee County with 155, Muskogee County with 152, Wagoner County with 141, Pittsburg County with 140, LeFlore County with 128, Sequoyah County with 127, Payne County with 116 and McCurtain County with 103.

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