OSDH: Over 675,000 cases of COVID-19 recorded in Oklahoma since start of pandemic

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – On Tuesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 675,733 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.

That’s an increase of 975 cases since Monday, Dec. 6.

At this point, officials believe there are 10,762 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 12,028 deaths as of Tuesday. That is an increase of 1 new death from Monday’s numbers.

Officials say there were 510 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 14 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 included in that number.

Health leaders say over 2.48 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 2 million have completed the series.

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