Wednesday, July eighth 2020, 11: 03 am
By: LeighAnne Manwarren
Three contemporary virus-associated deaths and 673 contemporary coronavirus cases were reported in the order since Tuesday, per day to day numbers launched by the Oklahoma Tell Department of Health.
A total of 17,893 Oklahomans possess examined optimistic for COVID-19 and the total collection of deaths went as a lot as 407, the order properly being division said Wednesday.
Three deaths were reported but none of them took station in the closing 24 hours.
One man venerable 50 to 64 died in Kay County. One lady venerable 65 or older died in Oklahoma County. One man venerable 65 or older died in Tulsa County.
A total of 1,804 Oklahomans possess been hospitalized due to the virus with 458 patients are at the second in the properly being facility.
To this level, 13,538 Oklahomans possess recovered from the virus with 533 more cases belief of recovered since Tuesday. Health officials said recovered technique the affected person is now not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days since the onset of symptoms or chronicle.
As of Wednesday morning, a total of 376,930 assessments possess returned negative. This entails order testing and inner most lab testing since February.
On Tuesday, June 30, Gov. Kevin Stitt wore a face hide and “strongly encouraged” Oklahomans to coach CDC guidelines pertaining to face masks.
Dr. Dale Bratzler, the manager COVID officer for the College of Oklahoma said the sizzling amplify in cases can’t be attributed to testing. In contemporary weeks, the gathering of assessments performed possess a puny of elevated, but are restful significantly greater than portions from April.
“I don’t think it’s associated to testing at all, I think we’re seeing more crew unfold of this virus,” Bratzler. “Right here’s exponential development now.”
On April 28, Gov. Kevin Stitt said someone who wished to utilize a COVID-19 test could perchance carry out so despite the incontrovertible truth that they are now not presenting symptoms.
The order properly being division advises someone with COVID-19 symptoms reminiscent of shortness of breath, fever or coughing to preserve dwelling and restrict person-to-person engagement.
The order coronavirus hotline is 877-215-8336 or 211. For a list of coronavirus (COVID-19) hyperlinks and sources, click here.