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COVID-19: Fifteen more deaths, 2,921 new cases reported in Oklahoma
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COVID-19: Fifteen more deaths, 2,921 new cases reported in Oklahoma

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Friday reported 2,921 new COVID-19 cases and 15 more deaths related to the virus, bringing the death toll to 1,603.

Pontotoc County reported the death of a man in the 36-49 age group. All other deaths were reported patients 50 or older in Beaver, Caddo, Garvin, Jackson, Kay, Marshall, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Seminole, Stephens and Tulsa counties.

The state’s seven-day rolling average reached a record high for the third day in a row at 2,843 cases per day, and Tulsa County’s seven-day rolling average reached a record high of 414 cases per day, according to OSDH data.

This week, all 77 Oklahoma counties are in the “orange” risk level for the COVID-19 Alert System, according to a state news release. The agency continues to closely monitor the statewide hospitalization trends, the release stated.

More than 1,400 patients remain hospitalized with confirmed or suspected cases as of the most recent survey of facilities; 421 of those patients are in intensive-care units.

According to state data, 167,261 cases have been confirmed across the state since March, with 30,724 currently active. Nearly 135,000 infections are considered to be recovered.

COVID-19 by the numbers

The data below are current as of 8 p.m. Friday.

Tulsa County

Confirmed cases: 28,966 (+460)

Deaths: 248 (+2)

Seven-day rolling average: 414 (+20)

State of Oklahoma

Confirmed cases: 167,261(+2,921)

Deaths: 1,603 (+15)

Seven-day rolling average: 2,843 (+36)

Hospitalizations: 1,428 (+47)

United States

Confirmed cases: 11,900,015

Deaths: 254,332

Worldwide

Confirmed cases: 57,441,503

Deaths: 1,369,905

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


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