OSDH Covid Update

News 9 - March 24, 2022 12:24 pm


Two hundred ten virus-related deaths and 1,814 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state since March 17, according to weekly numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

A total of 1,031,448 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic.

The provisional death count rose to 15,383, the state health department said Thursday.

The rolling seven-day average of new cases is 66.

Currently, 1,117 Oklahomans are considered active cases in the state, OSDH said.

Currently, 1,117 Oklahomans are considered active cases in the state, OSDH said.

As of March 22, 5,770,476 total vaccine doses have been administered with 2,784,498 Oklahomans receiving at least one dose. More than 2,233,000 Oklahomans have completed both inoculations or are fully vaccinated, making 56.4 % of the eligible Oklahoma population is fully vaccinated.

About 190 Oklahomans are currently in acute care OSDH-licensed facilities with 44 in the ICU and nine are currently in other types of facilities due to COVID-19. Out of the 190 hospitalizations, 31 are pediatric hospitalizations, OSDH said.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced March 7, 2022 that it is transitioning away from daily updates on COVID-19 and will instead provide weekly updates each Thursday.


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