CDC Reports 45 Additional COVID-19 Deaths in Oklahoma


OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials are reporting 45 additional COVID-19 deaths in Oklahoma.

That’s an increase of 2,462 cases since Wednesday, Sept. 8.

At this point, officials believe there are 19,814 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 9,415 deaths as of Thursday.

Officials say there were 1,523 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 28 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 included in that number.

Health leaders say over 2.1 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.76 million have completed the series.