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COVID-19: Seven more deaths reported in Oklahoma, still No. 1 in U.S. for test positivity

COVID-19: Seven more deaths reported in Oklahoma, still No. 1 in U.S. for test positivity

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COVID-19 update

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Monday reported 1,837 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths related to the virus.

An average of 3,081 new infections are being confirmed daily across Oklahoma, which continues to lead the nation in test positivity. A daily report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ranks Oklahoma No. 1 with 21.1% of COVID-19 tests coming back positive in the past seven days. Note: Test positivity measurements can vary.

The cumulative number of cases in the state is now 356,816, with 214,236 patients considered recovered and 2,994 others having died from the virus. A total of 39,586 cases remain active, according to state data.

Across the state, 1,637 patients with confirmed COVID-19 infections remained hospitalized as of the most recent survey of facilities.

A Tulsa County patient age 65 or older was among the state’s seven newly reported deaths; the six other were in patients age 50 or older from Creek, Grady, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie and Seminole counties.

COVID-19 by the numbers

The data below are current as of 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Tulsa County

Confirmed cases: 58,471 (+345)

Deaths: 497 (+1)

State of Oklahoma

Confirmed cases: 356,816 (+1,837)

Deaths: 2,994 (+7)

United States

Confirmed cases: 24,055,122

Deaths: 398,806


Confirmed cases: 95,475,781

Deaths: 2,038,325

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

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