OSDH: Over 200 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Oklahoma

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Registered Nurse Morgan James loads a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the Blood Bank of Alaska in Anchorage on March 19, 2021. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

Registered Nurse Morgan James loads a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the Blood Bank of Alaska in Anchorage on March 19, 2021. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma health officials say the number of COVID-19 cases in the Sooner State has increased by over 200.

On Friday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 449,648 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.

That’s an increase of 234 cases.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 8,327 deaths as of Friday.

Officials say there are 190 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 right now.

Health leaders say over 1.21 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 985,000 have completed the series.

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

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