Covid Update

Beverly Cantrell - February 9, 2022 12:23 pm


Eighty-six virus-related deaths and 1,711 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state since Tuesday, according to daily numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

A total of 1,000,480 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic. The provisional death rose to 13,758, the state health department said Wednesday.

The rolling seven-day average of new cases is 2,363, the health department said.

Currently, 39,043 Oklahomans are considered active cases in the state, OSDH said.

As of Feb. 8, 5,633,421 total vaccine doses have been administered with 2,747,463 Oklahomans receiving at least one dose. More than 2,191,000 Oklahomans have completed both inoculations or are fully vaccinated, making 55.4% of the eligible Oklahoma population is fully vaccinated.

About 1,564 Oklahomans are currently in acute care OSDH-licensed facilities with 334 in the ICU and 118 are currently in other types of facilities due to COVID-19. Out of the 1,564 hospitalizations, 69 are pediatric hospitalizations, OSDH said.



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