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Record-breaking COVID-19 surge in Oklahoma

Tulsa Health Department Zip Code Map 1/19/22
Posted at 11:36 AM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-26 17:15:33-05

TULSA, Okla. — Oklahoma is carrying the late COVID-19 surge from 2021 into the new year, averaging 11,148 new cases per day as of Wednesday.

Tuesday's report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health brought the number of active cases in the state to 125,648.

OSDH said their research shows 98% of the state's cases are due to the omicron variant.

The Tulsa Health Department's latest zip code map shows the weekly rate of active cases per 1,000 residents in the area. Wednesday's map showed all 42 zip codes in the county marked "dark red" meaning "Extremely Severe Risk III for the second-consecutive week.

The 3-day average for COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state as of Wednesday is 1,970, including 58 pediatric hospitalizations.

The state health department included hospital capacity reports in which one outlines the number and percent of "Unoccupied Adult ICU" beds by region, and the other the number and percent of "Unoccupied Adult Inpatient Beds" by region.

The data is self-reported by hospitals and is subject to change on an hourly basis.

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