24 New Deaths, 359 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Feb 23, 2021

Oklahoma health officials reported 24 new deaths due to the coronavirus on Tuesday, for a total of 4,227 deaths since March 2020. They are as follows:

  • Six in Oklahoma County, two females in the 65 or older age group, four males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Canadian County, one female in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Carter County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Grady County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Tulsa County, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Blaine County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Coal County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Kay County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in McCurtain County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Muskogee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Okfuskee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Ottawa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Rogers County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Seminole County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Stephens County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

359 new infections were also reported, for a total of 420,212 positive cases since March 2020.

Reporting of cases and deaths have been on the downward trend, but have also been affected by last week's winter storms.

In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 5,432 new cases and 166 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's an average of 776 infections per day and 24 deaths per day.

401,945 people — more than 95 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 14,040 active cases in the state.