19 New Deaths, 666 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Aug 26, 2020

Oklahoma health officials reported 19 new deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state's total to 763. They are as follows:

  • Seven in Rogers County, one female and six males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Three in Oklahoma County, one male in the 36 - 49 age group and one female and one male in the 65 or older group.
  • One in Cherokee County, one female in the 36 - 49 age group.
  • One in Creek County, one male in the 50 - 64 age group.
  • One in Garfield County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Haskell County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Jackson County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Mayes 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 Pittsburg County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Sequoyah County, one female in 65 or older age group.

There were also 666 new cases of COVID-19 reported. That's more than a one percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 54,838.

Oklahoma has reported 4,915 new cases and 64 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 702 cases and 9 deaths per day.

46,414 people — more than 84 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 533 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 7,661 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 1,600, followed by Tulsa County with 1,513, Cleveland County with 407, Pottawatomie County with 285, Garfield County with 256, Comanche County with 249, Rogers County with 179, Canadian County with 176, Muskogee County with 164, Payne County with 158, LeFlore County with 143, McCurtain County with 142, Wagoner County with 137, Cherokee County with 131, Sequoyah County with 128 and Pittsburg County with 110.