OSDH: Number of active COVID-19 cases climbs in Oklahoma


OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials say the number of active cases of COVID-19 has grown slightly in Oklahoma.

On Friday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 455,535 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.

That’s an increase of 181 cases since Thursday, June 17.

At this point, officials believe there are 1,304 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 8,555 deaths as of Friday.

Officials say there were 138 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days.

Health leaders say over 1.72 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.43 million have completed the series.

To learn more about guidelines regarding the pandemic, visit the CDC’s website.

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