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TRACKING COVID-19: Oklahoma's virus-related deaths, cases in decline

Posted at 2:26 PM, Jul 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-04 09:27:59-04

TULSA, Okla. — Green Country communities are seeing the impact of the late summer surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations as those result in virus-related deaths.

State and local health departments are tracking cases, hospitalization and spread of COVID-19. The latest numbers show an increase in Oklahoma and Tulsa County, while health leaders haven't made any changes to recommendations or guidelines they are keeping a close eye on the numbers.

At the peak of the first wave of COVID-19 in January 2020 hospitalizations in Oklahoma hit 1,862. As of Sept. 20, the hospitalizations hit 1,274 and the total death count by the CDC reached 9,892.

TRACK numbers with Oklahoma State Department of Health

Some Green Country hospitals are now posting their own COVID-19 dashboards to help people see the impact the pandemic is having on them.

Hillcrest COVID-19 dashboard

St. Francis COVID-19 dashboard

SEE: Tulsa County Health Department COVID-19 map shows red, orange areas.

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