OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – State health leaders say there are more than 500 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma.
On Tuesday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 689,800 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.
That’s an increase of 564 cases since Monday, Dec. 20.
At this point, officials believe there are 12,376 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 12,292 deaths as of Tuesday. That’s an increase of 6 deaths since Monday’s numbers.
Officials say there were 691 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 13 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.