OSDH: 1,056 new COVID-19 cases, 49 deaths in Oklahoma – Community News

OSDH: 1,056 new COVID-19 cases, 49 deaths in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Health leaders say Oklahoma has seen 1,056 new COVID-19 cases and 49 additional deaths.

On Thursday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 657,630 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of March 2020.

That is an increase of 1,056 cases since Thursday, November 18.

At the moment, officials believe there are 8,484 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

There have been 11,708 deaths in Oklahoma since Wednesday, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Officials say that is an additional 49 deaths from Thursday’s figures.

Officials say an average of 431 Oklahomans have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in the past three days. Authorities also noted that 14 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 were included in that number.

Health leaders say more than 2.38 million Oklahomans have received their first COVID-19 vaccine, while 2 million have completed the series.