Oklahoma Covid Update

Beverly Cantrell - January 13, 2022 12:04 pm


Fifty-three virus-related deaths and 10,502 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state since Wednesday, according to daily numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

A total of 785,671 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, and the provisional death count went up to 12,750, the state health department said.

The rolling seven-day average of new cases is 7,788, the health department said.

Currently, 72,516 Oklahomans are considered active cases in the state, OSDH said.

As of Jan. 11, 5,431,249 total vaccine doses have been administered with 2,655,867 Oklahomans receiving at least one dose. More than 2,137,000 Oklahomans have completed both inoculations or are fully vaccinated, making 54.0% of the eligible Oklahoma population is fully vaccinated.

About 1,276 Oklahomans are currently in acute care OSDH-licensed facilities with 284 in the ICU and 85 are currently in other types of facilities due to COVID-19. Out of the 1,276 hospitalizations, 43 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.


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