Editor’s Note: The State Department of Health revised the death count since the original story was posted.
On Tuesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 635,865 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.
That’s an increase of 422 cases since Monday, Oct. 18.
At this point, officials believe there are 7,738 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 10,949 deaths as of Monday. That means an additional 124 people died in Oklahoma from COVID-19 this number has been revised since the original Situation Update was released Tuesday morning.
When asked about the change, officials with the health department said provisional deaths can change for a number of reasons including amended records, duplicates, manually assigned a different code, record was voided for some reason, or there was human error from the CDC.
Officials say there were 674 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 21 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 included in that number.
Health leaders say over 2.27 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.92 million have completed the series.