Five New Deaths, 2,699 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma
Oklahoma health officials reported five new deaths due to the coronavirus on Monday, for a total of 2,552 deaths since March. They are as follows:
- One in Cherokee County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Custer County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Garfield 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 Oklahoma County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
2,699 new infections were also reported. Oklahoma has seen a total of 306,771 positive cases since March.
*Note: weekend reporting of cases and deaths is typically very low compared to weekdays.
In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 24,184 new cases and 169 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's an average of 3,455 cases per day and 24 deaths per day.
267,573 people — more than 87 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.
There are 36,646 active cases in the state, a record-high.