OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials report a dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 deaths in Oklahoma, even as hospital admissions fall.
On Tuesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 1,015,935 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.
Officials say there were 1,101 new cases on Saturday, 906 new cases on Sunday and 232 on Monday.
At this time, officials believe there are 9,112 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 14,425 deaths as of Tuesday. That’s an increase of 202 deaths since Friday’s figures.
Officials say there have been an average of 807 Oklahoma hospitalized with COVID-19 over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 51 pediatric admissions for COVID-19 included in this number.
Health leaders say over 2.75 million Oklahomans have received their first COVID-19 vaccine, while 2.20 million have completed the series.
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