Nine New Deaths, 876 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma
Oklahoma health officials reported nine new deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state's total to 863. They are as follows:
- Three in Tulsa County, one female in the 36 - 49 age group and one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Cleveland County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Comanche County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Creek County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Kiowa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Le Flore County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Nowata County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
There were also 876 new cases of COVID-19 reported. That's a one percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 65,929.
Oklahoma has reported 5,811 new cases and 42 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 830 cases and six deaths per day.
55,405 people — more than 83 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 462 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.
There are 9,661 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 1,715, followed by Tulsa County with 1,604, Cleveland County with 850, Payne County with 505, Muskogee County with 500, Garfield County with 325, Rogers County with 211, Cherokee County with 196, Pottawatomie County with 186, Canadian County with 183, LeFlore County with 169, McCurtain County with 155, Wagoner County with 144, Ottawa County with 141, Creek County with 129, Texas County with 122, Adair County with 120, Washington County with 110, Okmulgee County with 102, Sequoyah County with 101 and Comanche County with 100.