Oklahoma COVID-19 Update

OSDH - May 26, 2022 8:59 pm

Forty virus-related deaths and 2,443 coronavirus cases have been added to the state’s count since May 19, according to weekly numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

A total of 1,048,017 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020.

The provisional death count rose to 16,090, the state health department said Thursday.

The rolling seven-day average of new cases is 264.

Currently, 3,437 Oklahomans are considered active cases in the state, OSDH said.

As of May 24, 5,978,563 total vaccine doses have been administered with 2,748,354 Oklahomans receiving at least one dose. More than 2,278,188 Oklahomans have completed both inoculations or are fully vaccinated, making 57.6% of the eligible Oklahoma population fully vaccinated.

About 85 Oklahomans are currently in acute care OSDH-licensed facilities with 17 in the ICU and zero are currently in other types of facilities due to COVID-19. Out of the 85 hospitalizations, 22 are pediatric hospitalizations, OSDH said.

The state health department advises anyone with COVID-19 symptoms such as shortness of breath, fever, or coughing to stay home and limit person-to-person engagement.

The state coronavirus hotline is 877-215-8336 or 211. For a list of coronavirus (COVID-19) links and resources, click here.

*The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced March 7, 2022 that it is transitioning away from daily updates on COVID-19 and will instead provide weekly updates each Thursday.


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