In Another New High, Oklahoma Reports 482 New Coronavirus Cases

Jun 24, 2020

Oklahoma health officials report 482 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Wednesday, representing another new high in single-day infections.

One additional Oklahoman has died due to COVID-19, a female in Garfield County in the 36 to 49 age group.

Credit coronavirus.health.ok.gov

The 482 new infections represent a four percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 11,510.

Oklahoma has totaled 2,865 new cases of the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 409 per day.

Oklahoma has seen 5,004 new coronavirus cases so far this month. That's 181% of the number of cases the state saw in May (2,758) and 173% of the number of cases it saw in April (2,899).

8,144 people — more than 70 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 268 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 2,994 active cases in the state. Tulsa County has the most active cases with 1,057, followed by Oklahoma County with 584, McCurtain County with 219, Payne County with 189 and Cleveland County with 169.