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Doctors react to 10,025 COVID deaths reported in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Oklahoma reached a grim milestone on Thursday with 10,025 COVID deaths reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. "I think for Oklahomans, a milestone of 10,000 people dead from one specific disease should be alarming," said Dr. Mary Clarke, president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association. "This is a disease that we know now we can prevent relatively easily."
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Oklahoma Surpasses 10,000 Deaths From COVID-19

The number of Oklahomans confirmed to have died from COVID-19 has now passed 10,000. The state health department reported 42 deaths since its last update Wednesday. 10,025 people are now confirmed to have died in Oklahoma alone since the pandemic began. That’s equivalent to roughly the population of Coweta. In...

2,361 new COVID-19 cases reported statewide for Thursday

The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 2,361 new COVID-19 cases for Thursday, September 23. According to the situation report, Oklahoma’s now seen 603,161 COVID-19 cases overall as 15,293 cases are active. The New Cases 7 Day Average is 1,887 and the CDC Provisional Death Count is 10,025. According to...

'I'm just a shell of myself': Oklahoma man shares story of becoming COVID-19 long hauler

OKLAHOMA CITY — Ten months after contracting COVID-19 and after several hospital stays, an Oklahoma City metro man is sharing his battle as a long hauler. "I was a highly energetic, very healthy, physically fit specimen. Worked out six days a week, twice a day," Eric Leckie said. "Forty minutes cardio in the morning and then an hour and a half of weighted exercises at night and competed as an amateur bodybuilder in the MPC and benchpress champion and former athlete."

Oklahoma hits grim milestone, surpassing 10,000 deaths due to COVID-19

OU Health's chief COVID officer Dr. Dale Bratzler says there is a sign of hope as we progress to the fall with new the amount of new COVID cases starting to slowly decrease. "I'm hoping over the next couple of months that we see a continued steady decline," he said. He says there's still a major X factor for the coming year. "I think the one huge unknown though is will we see a different variant that pops up that becomes highly contagious..."

Oklahoma reports 1,230 new COVID-19 cases; no new deaths added

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,230 new COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 604,391. According to the health department, 1,760 is Friday’s 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported. The...

Oklahoma reports more than 10,000 deaths due to COVID-19

As of September 23rd, 2021, more than 10,000 people in Oklahoma have died due to COVID-19, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Thursday’s report included 42 new provisional deaths, which brought the total since the beginning of the pandemic to 10,025. “We are sorry to report that as...
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Oklahoma COVID-19 Deaths Top 10,000; ICU Patients Increase

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 10,000 Oklahomans have now died from COVID-19 and the number of ICU patients statewide has grown, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC's National Center for Health Statistics reported 10,025 deaths based on death certificates as of Thursday, a...