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OSDH: COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Cases Steadily Rising in Oklahoma

OSDH: COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Cases Steadily Rising in Oklahoma

Maya Goode, a COVID-19 technician, conducts a test on Jessica Sanchez outside Asthenis Pharmacy in Providence, RI, December 7, 2021. Scientists see signs that the alarming ommicron wave of COVID-19 has reached its peak in Britain and about to do the same in the US, at which point cases could drop dramatically. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFO) — Officials report more than 11,000 new cases since Thursday’s figures were released.

On Friday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has confirmed 796,986 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.

That’s an increase of 11,315 new cases since Thursday’s figures.

At present, officials believe there are 79,374 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma has reported 12,775 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Friday. That’s an increase of 25 extra deaths.

Officials say an average of 1,403 Oklahomans have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in the past three days. Authorities also noted that 43 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 were included in that number.

Health leaders say more than 2.65 million Oklahomans have received their first COVID-19 vaccine, while 2.13 million have completed the series.

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