OSDH: 422 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma

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Editor’s Note: The State Department of Health revised the death count since the original story was posted.

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials are reporting 422 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma on Tuesday.

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.

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