Data: State has 5th-fewest new COVID cases per capita

Mike Seals - April 25, 2021 10:47 pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — University researchers say Oklahoma has the 5th fewest new COVID-19 cases per capita over the past two weeks, university researchers reported Sunday.

According to Johns Hopkins University researchers, Oklahoma has had 3,745 new cases over the past 14 days, or almost 95 new cases per 100,000.

Johns Hopkins data show the rolling average of new cases over the past two weeks has fallen by 351 cases, or 59%.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports Oklahoma’s daily COVID-19 hospitalizations averaged 287 cases as of Thursday.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 38% of the state’s population has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, while almost 29% have been fully vaccinated.

 

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