Reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma surpass 400,000

The Associated Press - February 7, 2021 8:09 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma has surpassed 400,000, with 2,053 new cases reported by the state health department.

The department on Saturday reported a total of 401,780 cases and an additional 51 deaths for a toll of 3,761 who have died of COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, since the pandemic began in March.

Data from Johns Hopkins University shows that Oklahoma was fourth in the nation in the number of new cases per capita with 855.55 new cases per 100,000 residents. The data shows that the seven-day rolling average of deaths in the state fell during the past two weeks from 37.43 to 34.14 deaths per day.

 

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