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COVID-19: 15 more die in Oklahoma with record number hospitalized
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COVID-19: 15 more die in Oklahoma with record number hospitalized

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COVID-19 update

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 1,737 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 15 more deaths related to the virus.

Across the state, 1,718 patients remain hospitalized with confirmed or suspected infections, according to the most recent survey of facilities. Of those, 461 are in intensive care. Both figures represent all-time highs in the state since the pandemic began.

The recently reported deaths were patients 50 or older from Bryan, Canadian, Carter, Coal, Creek, Garvin, Jackson, Major, Oklahoma, Stephens and Tulsa counties.

Tulsa County saw an additional 294 cases Tuesday, bringing the total to 33,863 infections confirmed. One additional death was reported in a Tulsa County patient.

According to state data, 199,482 cases have been confirmed across the state since March, with 30,318 currently active. A total of 167,406 cases are considered recovered, according to the state Health Department.

COVID-19 by the numbers

The data below are current as of 7 p.m. Tuesday.

State of Oklahoma

Deaths: 1,758 (+15)

Confirmed cases: 199,482 (+1,737)

Seven-day rolling average: 3,145 (-166)

Tulsa County

Deaths: 270 (+1)

Confirmed cases: 33,863 (+294)

Seven-day rolling average: 491 (-20)

United States

Confirmed cases: 13,696,060

Deaths: 270,949

Worldwide

Confirmed cases: 63,679,175

Deaths: 1,476,949


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Sources: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Tulsa Health Department, Johns Hopkins University of Medicine

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