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Oklahoma Reports 22 COVID Deaths, A Record-High Increase

Oklahoma health officials reported a record-high 22 new deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the state's total to 1,273. They are as follows:

  • Seven in Cleveland County, seven males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Three from Oklahoma County, two females in the 65 or older age group and one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Bryan County, one male in the 65 or older age group and one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Custer County, two females in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Delaware County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Garfield County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Lincoln County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Okmulgee 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 Rogers County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Wagoner County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

There were also 1,010 new cases of the virus reported. The state has seen a total of 118,409 positive cases since March.
Oklahoma has reported 9,158 new cases and 82 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 1,308 cases and 12 deaths per day.

As of Monday evening, 907 people were hospitalized for the virus.

101,656 people — more than 85 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 15,480 active cases in the state.

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