OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Health officials say 56 Oklahoma children have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Oklahoma over the past few days.
On Friday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 524,376 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.
That’s an increase of 2,851 cases since Thursday, Aug. 19.
At this point, officials believe there are 20,483 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 8,957 deaths as of Friday.
Officials say there were 1,487 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 56 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.