OSDH: 29 pediatric patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Oklahoma


N95 face mask (Getty Images)

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Health officials say 29 pediatric patients had to be hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

On Monday, data from the Oklahoma State Department of Health shows that the state has had 466,733 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March of 2020.

That’s an increase of 2,126 cases since Friday, July 16.

At this point, officials believe there are 5,617 active cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma has seen 8,671 deaths as of Monday.

Officials say there were 381 Oklahomans hospitalized with COVID-19 on average over the past three days. Authorities also noted that there were 29 pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 included in that number.

Health leaders say over 1.80 million Oklahomans have received their initial COVID-19 vaccine, while 1.55 million have completed the series.

To learn more about guidelines regarding the pandemic, visit the CDC’s website.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Report It

Latest News

More Local News