OSDH: 970 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths in Oklahoma – Community News

OSDH: 970 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — Health leaders say Oklahoma has seen 970 new COVID-19 cases and 15 additional deaths.

On Friday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 658,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of March 2020.

That’s an increase of 970 cases since Thursday, November 18.

At the moment, officials believe there are 8,801 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

There have been 11,757 deaths in Oklahoma since Friday, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Officials say that is an additional 15 deaths from Thursday’s figures.

Officials say an average of 449 Oklahomans have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in the past three days. Authorities also noted that 15 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.