Oklahoma Hits Record-Highs In COVID Hospitalizations And Seven-Day Averages Of Cases, Deaths

Nov 24, 2020

In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 22,202 new cases and 120 deaths due to the coronavirus. That's a record-high average of 3,172 cases per day and a record-high average of 17 deaths per day.

As of Monday evening, a record-high 1,566 Oklahomans were hospitalized due to the virus, with 446 people in intensive care.

Oklahoma health officials reported 15 new deaths on Monday for a total of 1,664 deaths since March. They are as follows:

  • Four in Cleveland County, two females in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 36-39 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Three in Jackson County, one female in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Washington County, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Comanche County, one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Grady County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Grant County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Kay County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Oklahoma County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

2,736 new cases of the coronavirus were also reported. Oklahoma has seen a total of 180,610 positive cases since March.

145,686 people — more than 80 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus.

There are 33,260 active cases in the state.