COVID Cases in Oklahoma Continue to Climb

Beverly Cantrell - January 5, 2022 9:09 pm

COVID cases are continuing to climb in Oklahoma, with 3,914 new cases reported since Jan. 4, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reports.

According to the health department, these new cases have pushed the total number of COVID cases in the state since the beginning of the pandemic to 724,875, making the seven-day average 3,440 cases a day.

OSDH says in the situation update that there are 30,090 active cases in Oklahoma, with an average of 981 people hospitalized. 263 of these hospitalizations are in the ICU, and 27 are in pediatric beds.

The number of CDC/NCHS provisional deaths rests at 12,539, according to OSDH’s report.



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