Oklahoma average of new virus cases decline, daily count up

The Associated Press - March 27, 2021 11:52 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma has increased by 467, although the rolling average of new cases during the past two weeks has declined.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 436,971 cases since the pandemic began. Data from Johns Hopkins University shows the rolling average of new cases has fallen by 267.7 during the past two weeks, from 614.7 per day on March 10 to 347 on Wednesday, a decrease of 43.6%.

The health department reported 7,782 deaths based on death certificates collected by the federal Centers for Disease Control, 14 more than Thursday.


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