© 2021 KOSU
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Oklahoma's Seven-Day Averages Of COVID Cases, Deaths Continue To Break Records

covidtest_mufid-majnun.jpg
Mufid Majnun / Unsplash
/

In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 21,017 new cases and 111 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's a record-high average of 3,002 cases per day and ties a record-high average of 16 deaths per day.

    Oklahoma health officials reported 15 new deaths on Monday for a total of 1,649 deaths since March. They are as follows:

    • Three in Oklahoma County, one female in the 65 or older age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
    • Three in Tulsa County, one male in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Cleveland County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Craig County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Creek County, one female in the 50-64 age group.
    • One in Garvin County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Nowata County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Pottawatomie County, one female in the 36-49 age group.
    • One in Seminole County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Stephens County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Woodward County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

    3,544 new cases of the coronavirus were also reported. Oklahoma has seen a total of 177,874 positive cases since March.
    *Note: weekend reporting of cases and deaths is typically low compared to weekdays.

    142,381 people — more than 80 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

    There are a record-high 33,844 active cases in the state.

    Ryan LaCroix is the Director of Content and Audience Development for KOSU.
    Hey! Did you enjoy this story? We can’t do it without you. We are member-supported, so your donation is critical to KOSU's news reporting and music programming. Help support the reporters, DJs and staff of the station you love.

    Here's how:

    Related Content