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Oklahoma Is Averaging More Than 4,000 COVID Infections, 32 Deaths Per Day — Both Are Record-Highs

Oklahoma health officials reported 14 new deaths due to the coronavirus on Monday, for a total of 2,775 deaths since March. They are as follows:

  • Six in Oklahoma County, two females in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 50-65 age group, thee 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 Stephens County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Tulsa County, two females in the 65 or older age group. One in Logan County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Pushmataha County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

3,885 new infections were also reported. for a total of 335,247 positive cases since March.
In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 28,476 new cases and 223 deaths due to the coronavirus. That makes record-high averages of 4,068 infections and 32 deaths per day.

*Note: weekend reporting of cases and deaths is typically very low compared to weekdays.

289,309 people — more than 86 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 43,163 active cases in the state, also a record high.

Ryan LaCroix is the Director of Content and Audience Development for KOSU.
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