OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Health officials say deaths connected to COVID-19 have now reached 8,500 in Oklahoma.
On Tuesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 453,970 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.
That’s an increase of 80 cases.
At this point, officials believe there are 936 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 8,500 deaths as of Tuesday.
Officials say there were 127 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days.
Health leaders say over 1.64 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.33 million have completed the series.
To learn more about guidelines regarding the pandemic, visit the CDC’s website.