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Oklahoma Reports 20 Deaths, 8,017 COVID-19 Cases In Combined Post-New Years Day Report

NOTE: Sunday's report includes data from both Saturday and Sunday. The state Department of Health did not report new COVID data on Friday, due to the Christmas holiday. Saturday's report was for for Friday's data.

Oklahoma health officials reported 20 new deaths due to the coronavirus on Sunday, for a total of 2,547 deaths since March. They are as follows:

  • Four in Oklahoma County, one male in the 36-49 age group, one male in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Four in Tulsa County, one female in the 65 or older age group, three males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Cleveland County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Comanche County, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Blaine County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Cherokee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Garvin County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Kay County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Okmulgee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Pottawatomie County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Seminole County, one female in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Wagoner County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

8,017 new infections were also reported (5,002 cases on Saturday and 3,015 cases on Sunday.) Oklahoma has seen a total of 304,072 positive cases since March.
In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 24,933 new cases and 177 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's an average of 3,562 cases per day (a record-high) and 25 deaths per day.

265,293 people — more than 87 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 36,232 active cases in the state.

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