COVID: Logan County risk level increases; 188 active cases

Logan County COVID cases slightly increased this week compared to last week, according to the numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH).

The county’s alert level increased from 33.0 to 37.5 and remains in the “orange” risk level. Logan County is one of 69 counties in orange. At the end of July, Logan County stood at 14.6.

In the state, there are seven counties in the “yellow” risk level and one county is in the “green” risk level. The values are the estimated cases per 100,000 population based on a 7 day average.

Logan County has seen a total of 4,649 confirmed cases with 4,394 recoveries. Currently, there are 188 active cases in the county.

OSDH confirms 67 related deaths in Logan County from the virus, including 48 in Guthrie.

Across The State

Five more virus-related deaths and 2,199 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state since Tuesday, according to OSDH.

A total of 503,552 COVID-19 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic and the provisional death count went up to 8,805, the state health department said on Wednesday.

The seven-day rolling average for new cases reported was 2,031 cases, the state health department said.

Currently, 18,072 Oklahomans are considered active cases in the state, OSDH said.

About 1,013 Oklahomans are currently in acute care OSDH-licensed facilities with 270 in the ICU and 89 are currently in other types of facilities due to COVID-19. Out of the 1,013 hospitalizations, 49 are pediatric hospitalizations, OSDH said.

As of Wednesday, 3,556,567 total vaccine doses have been administered and 1,966,499 prime doses have been given by the state. More than 1,621,600 Oklahomans have completed both inoculations.

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.


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