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Oklahoma coronavirus death toll rises by 19; nearly 1,500 new positive cases reported – KOCO Oklahoma City

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ABIGAIL: LATE-BREAKING AT 6:00, MORE OKLAHOMANS ARE IN THE HOSPITAL FIGHTING COVID-19 THAN EVER BEFORE. 1,994 PEOPLE CURRENTLY IN THE HOSPITAL, SHATTERING THE PREVIOUS RECORD. 494 OF THOSE ARE MOST CRITICAL IN THE ICU. ANOTHER DEADLY DAY FOR OKLAHOMA’S FIGHT AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS. 19 MORE OKLAHOMANS LOST TO COVID-19

Oklahoma coronavirus death toll rises by 19; nearly 1,500 new positive cases reported

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 1,497 new COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 308,268.According to the health department, 3,498 is Tuesday’s 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported.Nineteen additional deaths were reported on Tuesday. Here’s what we know about the latest deaths:One in Canadian County, one male in the 65 or older age group.Two in Cleveland County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.One in Comanche County, one male in the 65 or older age group.One in Cotton County, one male in the 65 or older age group.Two in Custer County, two males in the 65 or older age group.Two in Garfield County, one male in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.One in Mayes County, one female in the 65 or older age group.One in McCurtain County, one female in the 50-64 age group.Three in Oklahoma County, one female in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.One in Ottawa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.One in Pawnee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.One in Payne County, one female in the 65 or older age group.One in Stephens County, one female in the 65 or older age group.One in Tulsa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.According to the health department, there have been 2,571 coronavirus deaths statewide.Get the details from Oklahoma State Department of Health.Officials also reported that 271,693 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus. By Oklahoma health officials’ definition, a recovered patient is currently not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days after onset/report.There are currently 34,004 active COVID-19 cases statewide, officials said. Health officials reported that there were 2,429,765 total negative specimens. Officials said there have been 17,554 total hospitalizations, and that 1,909 people are currently hospitalized, among them, 488 are in the ICU. The State Department of Health announced Tuesday that they plan to launch an online registration portal to help Oklahomans determine when they are eligible to receive the vaccine and how to schedule an appointment when it is their turn. The registration portal will be functional Thursday for all Oklahomans.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 1,497 new COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 308,268.

According to the health department, 3,498 is Tuesday’s 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported.

Nineteen additional deaths were reported on Tuesday. Here’s what we know about the latest deaths:

  • One in Canadian County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Cleveland County, one female in the 65 or older age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Comanche County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Cotton County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Custer County, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • Two in Garfield County, one male in the 50-64 age group, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Mayes County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in McCurtain County, one female in the 50-64 age group.
  • Three in Oklahoma County, one female in the 50-64 age group, two males in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Ottawa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Pawnee County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Payne County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Stephens County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

According to the health department, there have been 2,571 coronavirus deaths statewide.

Get the details from Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Officials also reported that 271,693 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus. By Oklahoma health officials’ definition, a recovered patient is currently not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days after onset/report.

There are currently 34,004 active COVID-19 cases statewide, officials said.

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Health officials reported that there were 2,429,765 total negative specimens. Officials said there have been 17,554 total hospitalizations, and that 1,909 people are currently hospitalized, among them, 488 are in the ICU.

The State Department of Health announced Tuesday that they plan to launch an online registration portal to help Oklahomans determine when they are eligible to receive the vaccine and how to schedule an appointment when it is their turn. The registration portal will be functional Thursday for all Oklahomans.

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