Oklahoma virus vaccinations top 1.2 million, 978 new cases

The Associated Press - March 7, 2021 8:47 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 1.2 million Oklahomans have now received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control. The CDC on Saturday reports that 19.9% of Oklahomans have been given at least one dose, to rank 10th in the nation.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 978 new coronavirus cases for a total of 428,536 since the state’s first case was reported one year ago. The health department reports that at least 7,202 people have died due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.


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