Seven New Deaths, 1,091 New COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Sep 15, 2020

Oklahoma health officials reported seven new deaths on Tuesday, bringing the state's total to 912. They are as follows:

  • Three in Tulsa County, one female and two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Creek County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Jackson County, one male in the 50 - 64 age group.
  • One in Oklahoma County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Tillman County, one female in the 65 or older age group.

There were also 1,091 new cases of COVID-19 reported. That's a one and a half percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 71,314.

Oklahoma has reported 6,251 new cases and 58 deaths due to the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 894 cases and eight deaths per day.

59,993 people — more than 84 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 561 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 10,409 active cases in the state. Oklahoma County has the most active cases with 1,840, followed by Tulsa County with 1,609, Cleveland County with 959, Payne County with 477, Garfield County with 321, Craig County with 254, Rogers County with 236, Muskogee County with 235, Canadian County with 219, Pittsburg County with 219, Cherokee County with 210, Pottawatomie County with 190, Grady County with 181, Wagoner County with 155, McCurtain County with 153, Creek County with 141, Sequoyah County with 134, Comanche County with 130, Texas County with 130, LeFlore County with 128, Bryan County with 120, McClain County with 113, Kay County with 113, Okmulgee County with 112 and Adair County with 102.