OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials say there are 1,300 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma.
On Wednesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 572,223 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.
That’s an increase of 1,300 cases since Tuesday, Sept. 7.
At this point, officials believe there are 20,432 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 9,370 deaths as of Wednesday.
Officials say there were 1,511 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 29 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 included in that number.
Health leaders say over 2.1 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.76 million have completed the series.
Here are the key points outlined in the weekly Oklahoma State Department of Health Epidemiology Report:
- KEY POINTS
- 18,635 cases were reported in the last week
5.1% decrease from the week before (August 22-28)
- 208 deaths were reported in the past week
- 32,675 (5.7%) cases have been hospitalized
- 63,831 specimens have been tested over the last 7 days
according to the CDC COVID data tracker.
- 3,227,067 vaccine doses have been administered in total
- The average age of cases was 39 years and average
age of individuals who died was 74 years
- The youngest case was less than a year old and the
oldest case was 100+ years
- The youngest individual to die from COVID-19 was less
than 15 years and the oldest was 100+ years
COVID-19 VARIANT STRAINS: