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Oklahoma Reports Single-Day Increase Of Nearly 6,500 New COVID-19 Infections, Its Most Ever

Oklahoma health officials reported a record-high 6,487 new infections due to the coronavirus on Sunday, for a total of 331,362 positive cases since March.
23 new deaths were also reported, as Oklahoma has see a total of 2,761 deaths since March. They are as follows:

  • Five in Tulsa County, one male in the 36-49 age group, two males in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Three in Oklahoma County, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Ottawa County, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Alfalfa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Beaver County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Beckham County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Bryan County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Canadian County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Comanche County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Creek County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Delaware County, one female in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Lincoln County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in McCurtain County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Pottawatomie County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Stephens County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Wagoner County, one male in the 50-64 age group.

In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 27,290 new cases and 214 deaths due to the coronavirus. That makes record-high averages of 3,899 infections and 31 deaths per day.
*Note: weekend reporting of cases and deaths is typically very low compared to weekdays.

285,645 people — more than 86 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 42,956 active cases in the state, also a record high.

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