COVID Hospitalizations Stay High, As Oklahoma Adds 15 Deaths, 2,921 New Cases

Nov 20, 2020

    Hospitalizations due to the coronavirus jumped Thursday evening, with 1,428 Oklahomans hospitalized. That's the second-highest mark ever.

    Oklahoma health officials reported 15 new deaths on Friday for a total of 1,603 deaths since March. They are as follows:

    • Two in Oklahoma 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 Beaver County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Caddo County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Garvin County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
    • One in Jackson County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Kay County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Marshall County, one male in the 36-49 age group.
    • One in Pontotoc County, one male in the 36-49 age group.
    • One in Pottawatomie County, one female 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 female in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Stephens County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

    2,921 new cases of the coronavirus were also reported. Oklahoma has seen a total of 167,261 positive cases since March.

    Oklahoma has reported 19,903 new cases and 110 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days. That's a record-high average of 2,843 cases per day and a record-high average of 16 deaths per day.

    134,934 people — more than 80 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

    There are a record-high 30,724 active cases in the state.