CDC: Oklahoma’s COVID-19 death toll reaches 8,800

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OSDH released a corrected version of Tuesday’s data.

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials say Oklahoma has recorded more than 1,000 COVID-19 cases since Monday.

On Tuesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 501,353 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.

That’s an increase of 1,042 cases since Monday, Aug. 9.

At this point, officials believe there are 17,853 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 8,800 deaths as of Tuesday.

Officials say there were 919 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 30 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 included in that number.

Health leaders say over 1.91 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.6 million have completed the series.

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

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