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Oklahoma Reports Second Largest Number Of COVID Deaths In A Single Day, With 42

After a delay of nearly five hours, Oklahoma health officials reported 42 new deaths due to the coronavirus on Wednesday, the second largest number of fatalities reported in a single day. They are as follows:

  • Nine in Oklahoma County, one female in the 50-64 age group, three females in the 65 or older age group, five males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Nine in Tulsa County, one female in the 50-64 age group, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 50-64 age group, five males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Four in Comanche County, one female in the 36-49 age group, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Three in Cleveland County, one male in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Three in Delaware County, one female in the 18-35 age group, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Creek County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Kiowa County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Muskogee County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Custer County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Grady County, one female in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Kingfisher County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in McCurtain County, one male in the 36-49 age group.
  • One in Nowata County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Pottawatomie County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Rogers County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Washington County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

2,128 Oklahomans have died due to the virus since March.
3,238 new infections were also reported. Oklahoma has seen a total of 245,229 positive cases since March.

In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 22,236 new cases and 183 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's an average of 3,177 cases per day and a record-high 26 deaths per day.

As of Tuesday night, 1,717 people are hospitalized due to the coronavirus in Oklahoma.

210,907 people — more than 86 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 32,194 active cases in the state.

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