State shows slight decrease in active COVID-19 cases

Oklahoma saw a slight decrease in active COVID-19 cases between Saturday and Sunday, according to data released Sunday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Stephens County, on the other hand, has seen an increase in confirmed cases and active cases between Friday and Sunday, data shows.

On the state level, there have been 107,299 total confirmed cases, of which 1,171 have died and 91,643 are recovered, leaving 14,485 active cases in Oklahoma.

Day over day, the total confirmed cases increased by 796 or 0.7% while deaths increased by three or 0.3% and recoveries increased by 798 or 0.9%. Active cases in the state, however, decreased by five day over day.

Stephens County has had 600 total confirmed cases, of which eight have died and 467 have recovered, leaving 125 active cases in the area.

Of those cases, Duncan has had 392 total confirmed, of which four have died and 306 have recovered, leaving 82 active cases in the city.

Comanche has had 91 total confirmed cases and two deaths along with 73 recoveries, leaving 16 active cases in the city.

Marlow has had 97 total confirmed cases, of which one has died and 79 have recovered, leaving 17 active cases in the city.

Velma has had 15 confirmed cases and one death with 11 recoveries, leaving three active cases in the town.

Loco has had four confirmed cases and one recovery, leaving three active cases in the town.

On the national level, Johns Hopkins reported as of Saturday, Oct. 17, there have been a total of 8,106,384 total confirmed cases, of which 219,286 have died and 3,220,573 have recovered, leaving 4,666,525 active cases in the nation.

Between Friday and Saturday, Johns Hopkins reported the national confirmed case count increased by 57,519 or 0.7% day over day while deaths increased by 711 or 0.3% and recoveries increased by 23,034 or 0.7%. Recoveries also increased by 33,774 or 0.7% day over day, stats show.

For more information, visit https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/.

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