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16 New Deaths, 2,975 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Oklahoma health officials reported 16 new deaths due to the coronavirus on Thursday, for a total of 2,144 deaths since March. They are as follows:

  • Six in Oklahoma County, one female in the 65 or older age group, three males in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Four in Custer County, four males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Three in Tulsa County, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Beckham County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Greer County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Muskogee County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

2,975 new infections were also reported. Oklahoma has seen a total of 248,204 positive cases since March.
In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 21,721 new cases and 164 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's an average of 3,103 cases per day and 23 deaths per day.

As of Wednesday night, 1,699 people are hospitalized due to the coronavirus in Oklahoma.

214,290 people — more than 86 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 31,770 active cases in the state.

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