Oklahoma adds nearly 1,600 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths – KOCO Oklahoma City

ANSWERS TONIGHT FROM LOCAL HEALTH LEADERS, ABOUT THE EFFORT TO GET MORE VACCINAT.ED >> > > I AM ASKING EVERYONE ON THE FENCE TO GETHE T INFORMATION YOU NEED AND MAKE UP YOUR MIND AND GET THE VACCINE AND DO IT FOR THE CHILDREN. CHRISTINE: A STRONGER PUSH TONIGHT FROM THE OKLOMAHA CITY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT. RIGHT WNO MORE THAN 2 MILLION OKLAHOMANS HAVE YET TO GET THEIR COVID-19 VACCINE. >> > > SOME PEOPLE STILL DONT HAVE QUITE THE ACCESS, WHETHER ITS TRANSPORTATION, OR AN ABILITTOY– INABILITY TO JUST COMMUNICATE TO GET WHERE THEY NEED TO BE. CHRISTINE: THE OKLAHOMA CITY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTS 30 0,000 RESIDENTS STILL HAVENT RECEIVED THEIR FIRST DOSE. >> > > FROM HE SOUGHT SICK AND HOSPITALIZED AND GOD FORBID CHILDREN THAT ARE DYING BECAUSE OF SOMETHING THAT WAS REALLY VENABLE, THAT IS WHEN WE WILL GET THE LAST ROOTS ATTENTION AND IT WILL BE TOO LATE. CHRISTINE: I ASKED WHATS BEING DONE TO CONVINCE THE 300,000 PEOPLE IN THE COUNTY WHO ARE VACCINATED TO GET VACCINATED. >> > > WE GO TO ORGANIZATIONS THAT ULCOD OFFER A PLACE FOR US TO OFFER THE VACCINE TO MAYBE THOSE INDIVIDUALS, WHETHER THEY WERE IN MINORITY GROUPS, OR THEY DHA SOME TYPE OF REASON THAT THEIR ACCESS TO THE VACCINE WAS LESS GREAT THAN OTHERS. CHRISTINE: SO VEHA THE 300,000 COMPLETELY MADE UP THEIR MINDS ABOUT NOT GETTING VACCINATED? DR. MCGOUGH DOESNT SEEM TO THINK SO. >> > > I THINK SOME MISTAKENLY BELIEVE THEY HAVE A DIAGNOSIS THAT MAKES THEM AT RISK AND THEY SHOULD NOT TAKE THE VACCINE. I WOULD SIMPLY SAY TO GET WITH YOUR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER. CHRIINE: ST MCGOUGH ALSO ADDS THAT THE POPULATION OF 300,000 INCLUDES CHILDREN 12 AND YOUNGER. OFFICIALS TELL ME THEY ANTICIPATE SOMETIME IN SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER, WE COULD SEE EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATIOFORN THAT GROUP, WHICH WILL THEN HELP THAT NUMBER GO DOWN. IN OKLAHOMA CITY, CHRISTINE

Oklahoma adds nearly 1,600 brand-new COVID-19 cases, 5 brand-new deaths

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OKLAHOMA CITY– The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,581 brand-new COVID-19 cases throughout the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the states positive cases to 469,982. According to the health department, 875 is Thursdays 7-day rolling average for the number of brand-new cases reported.
Thursdays total provisionary death count, according to the CDC/NCHS, stands at 8,682. Thats 5 more compared to the previous days update. The health department announced that they are altering the way they report COVID-19 deaths in an effort to reveal a “more prompt” photo of the diseases impact in Oklahoma. Moving forward, OSDH officials said they will include the provisionary death count provided by CDC/NCHS in the daily updates.According to the CDC, provisional death counts deliver the most total and accurate picture of lives lost to COVID-19. They are based on death certificates, which are the most dependable source of information and contain info not offered anywhere else, consisting of comorbid conditions, race and ethnic culture and location of death. Find out more about provisional death count here.Get the information from Oklahoma State Department of Health.

ANSWERS TONIGHT FROM LOCAL HEALTH LEADERS, ABOUT THE EFFORT TO GET MORE VACCINAT.ED >> > > I AM ASKING EVERYONE ON THE FENCE TO GETHE T INFORMATION YOU NEED AND MAKE UP YOUR MIND AND GET THE VACCINE AND DO IT FOR THE CHILDREN. > > SOME PEOPLE STILL DONT HAVE QUITE THE ACCESS, WHETHER ITS TRANSPORTATION, OR AN ABILITTOY– INABILITY TO JUST COMMUNICATE TO GET WHERE THEY NEED TO BE. > > FROM HE SOUGHT SICK AND HOSPITALIZED AND GOD FORBID CHILDREN THAT ARE DYING BECAUSE OF SOMETHING THAT WAS REALLY VENABLE, THAT IS WHEN WE WILL GET THE LAST ROOTS ATTENTION AND IT WILL BE TOO LATE. > > WE GO TO ORGANIZATIONS THAT ULCOD OFFER A PLACE FOR US TO OFFER THE VACCINE TO MAYBE THOSE INDIVIDUALS, WHETHER THEY WERE IN MINORITY GROUPS, OR THEY DHA SOME TYPE OF REASON THAT THEIR ACCESS TO THE VACCINE WAS LESS GREAT THAN OTHERS. > > I THINK SOME MISTAKENLY BELIEVE THEY HAVE A DIAGNOSIS THAT MAKES THEM AT RISK AND THEY SHOULD NOT TAKE THE VACCINE.

Health authorities reported that there are 6,678 total active cases and that 441 people are presently hospitalized. Authorities likewise reported that there are 26 pediatric hospitalizations.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,581 brand-new COVID-19 cases throughout the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the states favorable cases to 469,982. According to the health department, 875 is Thursdays 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported.Thursdays total provisionary death count, according to the CDC/NCHS, stands at 8,682. The health department announced that they are altering the method they report COVID-19 deaths in an effort to reveal a “more timely” picture of the illnesss impact in Oklahoma.