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OSDH releases weekly epidemiology report on Wednesday


In the weekly epidemiology report for August 11, the Oklahoma State Department of Health shared that they’ve documented 14,079 COVID-19 cases, 63 deaths and 8,963 recoveries in the past week.


From August 1 to August 7, 27,597 specimens have been tested for COVID. Oklahoma’s seen an overall total of 501,353 COVID-19 cases, 8,805 CDC provisional deaths and 29,248 hospitalizations.


According to OSDH, Oklahoma’s current trend with new positive cases continues to reflect community transmission, which can be reduced by getting the COVID-19 vaccine, keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others, wearing face coverings when around individuals from outside the household, avoiding touching your face, and regular hand-washing.


Oklahoma currently ranks 24th in the number of total reported COVID-19 cases in the U.S. and 9th in the cumulative incidence (per 100,000 persons) of reported COVID-19 cases in the U.S.


As for local data, Kay County has seen an overall total of 5,671 COVID-19 cases, 129 deaths and 5,389 recoveries. Therefor, Kay County has 153 active COVID-19 cases.


44.7% of the Kay County population has received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 37.9% of the Kay County population is fully vaccinated.


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Out of the 1,614,111 fully vaccinated Oklahomans as of August 7, only 3,269 breakthrough COVID-19 cases, 238 hospitalizations and 35 deaths have occurred. While 154 vaccinated individuals have been hospitalized in the last 30 days due to COVID, the number of non-vaccinated individuals hospitalized is 2,182.



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