OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The rolling average of daily deaths in Oklahoma due to the illness caused by the coronavirus has increased slightly, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The number of COVID-19 deaths in the state increased from 12.4 per day to 14.7 from March 18 through Thursday, according to the Johns Hopkins data on Saturday. The rolling average of new cases per day declined from 446.4 to 311.1 during the same time period, according to the data, a decrease of 30.3%.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Friday reported totals of 439,149 cases and 7,932 provisional deaths since the pandemic began. The department no longer provides daily case and death updates during the weekend and cites federal Centers for Disease Control statistics in the death toll.
More than 2 million virus vaccine doses have been administered in the state with 32.5% of the state's population receiving at least one dose, the 25th highest percentage in the nation, according to the CDC.