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COVID-19 cases, deaths continue to rise in Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY - State health officials reported Wednesday an additional 154 cases and seven deaths in Oklahoma due to COVID-19.

As of Wednesday morning, the Oklahoma State Department of Health said there are 719 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Counties with cases in the KXII viewing area include Garvin (7), Stephens (6), Pontotoc (5), Bryan (1), Choctaw (1), Carter (1), and Love (1).

There are an additional seven deaths:

-Three in Oklahoma County, a female in the 50-64 age group and a male and female older than 65.

-One in Greer County, a female older than 65.

-One in Kay County, a male older than 65.

-One in Mayes County, a male in the 50-64 age group.

-One in Osage County, a male older than 65.

There are 30 total deaths in the state. None have been reported in the KXII viewing area.

State health officials remind Oklahomans that Governor Stitt’s “Safer at Home” order includes the following guidelines for all 77 counties until April 30:

-No gatherings in groups larger than 10 people.

-People age 65 or older or those with a compromised immune system must shelter at home.

-On both statewide and municipal levels, individuals can still leave for essential errands such as to grocery stores or pharmacies. Please call 2-1-1 or visit covidresources.ok.gov for resources and information.

For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State): 719

Positive (Out-of-State): 2

Negative*: 1248

Hospitalizations: 219

Deaths: 30

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.

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