Oklahoma reports 416 new COVID-19 cases; total provisional death count rises by 29

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Oklahoma reports 416 new COVID-19 cases; total provisional death count rises by 29


The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Friday reported 416 new COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 434,491.According to the health department, 446 is Friday’s 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported.Friday’s total provisional death count, according to the CDC/NCHS, stands at 7,673; that’s 29 more compared to the previous day’s update. The health department announced that they are changing the way they report COVID-19 deaths in an effort to show a “more timely” picture of the disease’s impact in Oklahoma. Moving forward, OSDH officials said they will include the provisional death count provided by CDC/NCHS in the daily updates.According to the CDC, provisional death counts deliver the most complete and accurate picture of lives lost to COVID-19. They are based on death certificates, which are the most reliable source of data and contain information not available anywhere else, including comorbid conditions, race and ethnicity and place of death. Learn more about provisional death count here.Health officials reported Friday that there were 3,264,480 total negative specimens. Officials said there have been 24,865 total hospitalizations, and that 254 people are currently hospitalized. The health department announced that starting Wednesday, March 17, the department’s online COVID-19 dashboard will only be updated weekly instead of daily. Daily case number updates will still be provided Monday through Friday in Situation Update emails distributed to media outlets.Get the details from Oklahoma State Department of Health.Officials also reported that as of Tuesday, 416,604 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus. By Oklahoma health officials’ definition, a recovered patient is currently not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days after onset/report.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Friday reported 416 new COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 434,491.

According to the health department, 446 is Friday’s 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported.

Friday’s total provisional death count, according to the CDC/NCHS, stands at 7,673; that’s 29 more compared to the previous day’s update.

The health department announced that they are changing the way they report COVID-19 deaths in an effort to show a “more timely” picture of the disease’s impact in Oklahoma. Moving forward, OSDH officials said they will include the provisional death count provided by CDC/NCHS in the daily updates.

According to the CDC, provisional death counts deliver the most complete and accurate picture of lives lost to COVID-19. They are based on death certificates, which are the most reliable source of data and contain information not available anywhere else, including comorbid conditions, race and ethnicity and place of death. Learn more about provisional death count here.

Health officials reported Friday that there were 3,264,480 total negative specimens. Officials said there have been 24,865 total hospitalizations, and that 254 people are currently hospitalized.

The health department announced that starting Wednesday, March 17, the department’s online COVID-19 dashboard will only be updated weekly instead of daily. Daily case number updates will still be provided Monday through Friday in Situation Update emails distributed to media outlets.

Get the details from Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Officials also reported that as of Tuesday, 416,604 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus. By Oklahoma health officials’ definition, a recovered patient is currently not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days after onset/report.

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