OSDH issues weekly report, Oklahoma has more than 10,000 active COVID-19 cases

The Oklahoma State Department of Health released a situation update Thursday, Sept. 8.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 4,346 new COVID-19 cases between Sept. 11 and Sept. 17.

The seven-day rolling average stands at 621 cases.

The new addition brings the total number of the state’s positive cases to 1,192,429.

Active cases stand at 10,439.

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Region 7, which includes just Tulsa County, reported 70 new hospitalizations.

Region 2, which includes northern counties of Green Country, reported 12 new hospitalizations.

Region 3, which includes counties south of Tulsa, reported 36 new hospitalizations.

You can read the current Oklahoma hospital capacity report here. New situation reports are released every Thursday.

The provisional death count is 16,852.

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