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More than 1,000 new virus cases reported in Oklahoma

February 21, 2021 GMT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 1,000 new coronavirus cases and nearly 30 new deaths were reported in Oklahoma on Sunday, the state health department reported.

The 1,036 new cases and 26 new deaths reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health brings the state’s total virus cases to 419,354 and the totals deaths to 4,181 since the pandemic began.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases in the state has fallen below 1,000 during the past two weeks, dropping from 2,215.7 per day to 932.4, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The seven-day rolling average of new cases has fallen to its lowest level since Sept. 16, according to the COVID Tracking Project. The seven-day rolling average of deaths declined from 34.1 per day to 24.7 during the past two weeks.

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More than 681,400 Oklahomans have now received the coronavirus vaccine, including more than 204,000 who have received both required doses, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health report.