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15 New Deaths, 1,903 New COVID-19 Infections In Oklahoma

Oklahoma health officials reported 15 new deaths due to the coronavirus on Monday, for a total of 1,911 deaths since March. The Oklahoma State Department of Health provided details on only 14 of today's reported deaths: 

  • Three in Oklahoma County, one female in the 50-64 age group, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Cherokee County, one female in the 50-64 age group, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Carter County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Cleveland 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 McClain County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Muskogee County, one female in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Okfuskee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Okmulgee County, one male in the 36-49 age group.
  • One in Payne County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Roger Mills County, one male in the 50-64 age group.

1,903 new infections were also reported. Oklahoma has seen a total of 218,389 positive cases since March.
*Note: weekend reporting of cases and deaths is typically low compared to weekdays.

In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 20,644 new cases and 169 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's an average of 2,949 cases per day and a record-high average of 24 deaths per day.

184,736 people — more than 84 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 31,742 active cases in the state.

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