OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials say more than a thousand Oklahomans are hospitalized with COVID-19, including dozens of children.
On Tuesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 532,388 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.
That’s an increase of 1,794 cases since Monday, Aug. 24.
At this point, officials believe there are 20,231 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 9,004 deaths as of Tuesday.
Officials say there were 1,497 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 64 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 included in that number.
Health leaders say over 2 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.65 million have completed the series.