Officials: 39 Additional COVID-19 Deaths, 3,000 Cases Reported in Oklahoma

Beverly Cantrell - September 5, 2021 5:52 pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) –

Oklahoma health officials are reporting 39 additional deaths due to COVID-19 in the Sooner State.

On Friday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 560,850 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.

That’s an increase of 3,080 cases since Thursday, Sept. 2.

At this point, officials believe there are 23,035 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 9,292 deaths as of Friday.

Officials say there were 1,589 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 42 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 included in that number.

On Friday, the four largest hospital systems in the metro released their COVID-19 case counts and bed availability.

Health leaders say over 2.1 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.73 million have completed the series.

 

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