12 New Deaths, 970 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Sep 16, 2020

Oklahoma health officials reported 12 new deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state's total to 924. They are as follows:

  • Three in Canadian County, one female in the 50 - 64 age group and one female and one male 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Muskogee County, two females in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Oklahoma County, one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Tulsa County, one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Cotton County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Johnston County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Nowata County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

There were also 970 new cases of COVID-19 reported. That's nearly a one and a half percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 72,284.

Oklahoma has reported 6,355 new cases and 61 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 908 cases and nine deaths per day.

61,026 people — more than 84 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 528 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 10,334 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 1,835, followed by Tulsa County with 1,536, Cleveland County with 965, Payne County with 437, Garfield County with 310, Muskogee County with 256, Craig County with 246, Rogers County with 235, Pittsburg County with 215, Cherokee County with 212, Canadian County with 208, Grady County with 194, Pottawatomie County with 188, Wagoner County with 154, Texas County with 150, Creek County with 145, McCurtain County with 140, Sequoyah County with 140, Bryan County with 136, Comanche County with 133, LeFlore County with 133, Ottawa County with 130, McClain County with 126, Kay County with 112, Okmulgee County with 107 and Adair County with 103.