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14 New Deaths, 650 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Oklahoma health officials reported 14 new deaths on Tuesday, bringing the state's total to 744. They are as follows:

  • Five in Rogers County, five males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Canadian County, one male in the 50 - 64 age group and one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Pittsburg County, one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Cherokee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Oklahoma County, one female in the 50 - 64 age group.
  • One in Payne County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Pushmataha County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, one female in 50 - 64 age group.

There were also 650 new cases of COVID-19 reported. That's a one percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 54,172.
Oklahoma has reported 4,846 new cases and 62 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 692 cases and 9 deaths per day.

45,516 people — more than 84 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 553 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 7,912 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 1,646, followed by Tulsa County with 1,515, Cleveland County with 388, Pottawatomie County with 281, Garfield County with 273, Comanche County with 253, Rogers County with 189, Canadian County with 179, Muskogee County with 168, Payne County with 166, Osage County with 147, LeFlore County with 145, Wagoner County with 141, Cherokee County with 135, McCurtain County with 132, Pittsburg County with 127 and Sequoyah County with 120.

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