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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – State and national health officials say deaths and active cases of COVID-19 have climbed in the Sooner State.

On Friday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 452,777 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.

That’s an increase of 144 cases.

At this point, officials believe there are 1,214 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 8,457 deaths as of Friday.

Officials say there were 142 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days.

Health leaders say over 1.62 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.31 million have completed the series.

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