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COVID-19: 33 more deaths reported in Oklahoma; 2,373 new cases across the state

COVID-19: 33 more deaths reported in Oklahoma; 2,373 new cases across the state

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COVID-19 update

Another 33 Oklahomans have died of COVID-19, according to state data Friday, which reports 2,373 new infections.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting an average of 41 deaths daily due to the virus.

While overall cases have dipped significantly over the last seven days, down nearly 1% since Jan. 22, deaths related to the coronavirus rose by 9.7%, or 364 over the last seven days, according to the state’s weekly epidemiology report.

A total of 28,863 infections remain active, according to state data, and 3,504 Oklahomans have died from the virus since March.

The rolling average for new cases in Oklahoma has continued to inch down, to under 2,600 a day.

Oklahoma has the 6th highest rolling 14-day average of COVID-19 positive cases in the U.S. with 914 infections per 100,000 people.

The state’s cumulative case total now numbers 386,590, with 354,223 infections considered recovered as of Friday.

As of Friday, 1,291 COVID patients with confirmed COVID-19 infections remained hospitalized in facilities across the state, with 387 in ICU beds. The facilities counted include acute-care licensed hospitals as well as tribal and other facilities.

COVID-19 by the numbers

The data below are current as of 6:20 p.m. Saturday.

Tulsa County

Confirmed cases: 63,643 (+442)

Deaths: 582 (+9)

State of Oklahoma

Confirmed cases: 386,590 (+2,373)

Deaths: 3,504 (+33)

United States

Confirmed cases: 26,044,982

Deaths: 438,930

Worldwide

Confirmed cases: 102,495,526

Deaths: 2,216,740

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


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