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Nine New Deaths, 1,249 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Oklahoma health officials reported nine new deaths on Friday, bringing the state's total to 939. They are as follows:

  • Two in Grady County, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Oklahoma County, one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Harper County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Le Flore County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Payne County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Sequoyah County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, one male in the 50 - 64 age group.

There were also 1,249 new cases of COVID-19 reported. The state has seen a total of 74,567 positive cases since March.
Oklahoma has reported 6,925 new cases and 51 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 989 cases and seven deaths per day

63,135 people — more than 84 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 516 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 10,493 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 2,004, followed by Tulsa County with 1,480, Cleveland County with 842, Payne County with 397, Garfield County with 289, Canadian County with 260, Muskogee County with 243, Rogers County with 238, Grady County with 245, Craig County with 239, Cherokee County with 230, Pittsburg County with 210, Pottawatomie County with 182, LeFlore County with 173, Sequoyah County with 148, McCurtain County with 147, Wagoner County with 145, Creek County with 143, Bryan County with 136, Comanche County with 134, Texas County with 128, McClain County with 125, Ottawa County with 119, Kay County with 117, Adair County with 111, Custer County with 103 and Beckham County with 103.

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