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Oklahoma Reports Largest Single-Day Increase In Coronavirus Infections, With 5,232

Oklahoma health officials reported a record-high 5,232 new infections due to the coronavirus on Friday, for a total of 320,586 positive cases since March.
31 new deaths were also reported, as Oklahoma has see a total of 2,703 deaths since March. They are as follows:

  • Seven in Tulsa County, two females in the 36-49 age group, one female in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Four in Comanche County, three males in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Logan County, one female in the 18-35 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Oklahoma County, one male in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Choctaw County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Creek County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Custer County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Kay County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Latimer 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 Lincoln 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 Murray County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Osage County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Pawnee 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 Sequoyah County, one female in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Stephens County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Texas County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Washington County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 24,531 new cases and 176 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's an average of 3,504 cases per day and 25 deaths per day.
As of Thursday night, 1,961 people are hospitalized due to the coronavirus in Oklahoma.

280,430 people — more than 87 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 37,453 active cases in the state, a record high.

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