Oklahoma Covid Update

Beverly Cantrell - February 28, 2022 11:34 am

OKC-News 9

Seventy-one virus-related deaths and 2,106 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state since Friday, according to daily numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

A total of 1,021,595 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic. The provisional death count rose to 14,612, the state health department said Monday.

The rolling seven-day average of new cases is 867, the health department said.

Currently, 4,806 Oklahomans are considered active cases in the state, OSDH said.

As of Feb. 22, 5,707,196 total vaccine doses have been administered with 2,765,287 Oklahomans receiving at least one dose. More than 2,212,000 Oklahomans have completed both inoculations or are fully vaccinated, making 55.9 % of the eligible Oklahoma population is fully vaccinated.

About 634 Oklahomans are currently in acute care OSDH-licensed facilities with 156 in the ICU and 54 are currently in other types of facilities due to COVID-19. Out of the 634 hospitalizations, 43 are pediatric hospitalizations, OSDH said.


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