The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 1,036 new COVID-19 cases in the state Sunday after a week of testing numbers impacted by winter weather.
The state reported 17 new cases in Norman Sunday, bringing the city’s cumulative case total to 13,138.
The city death toll remains at 131, unchanged since Wednesday. The city has recorded 12,484 recoveries.
The latest numbers from Norman Regional Hospital System Monday showed that like statewide hospitalizations, local COVID hospitalizations continue to trend down.
Oklahomans can use the state’s online vaccination portal to pre-register for the vaccine and schedule a vaccination when they are eligible. The portal is available at vaccinate.oklahoma.gov.
Oklahoma’s new case total saw an increase of 973 compared to Saturday. The state’s cumulative case total is 519,354.
Oklahoma reported 26 additional deaths Sunday, bringing the state death toll to 4,181.
The state’s seven-day new case average dipped again on Sunday to 830, down slightly from 863 on Saturday.
Friday evening’s executive order report showed 620 COVID-related hospitalizations statewide, down from the 663 hospitalizations reported Thursday evening.
Cleveland County recorded 132 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the county’s cumulative case total to 28,332.
The health department has reported 26,822 recoveries in the county. No new deaths were recorded on Sunday, holding the total at 256.
Moore reported 16 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the city’s cumulative case total to 6,064. The city has recorded 39 COVID-related deaths, a total that has remained unchanged since Feb. 6.
Friday’s update to the health department’s risk assessment map again placed the county at an Orange Level on the map and an Orange Level 2 in the State Department of Health and Norman Public Schools’ reopening plans, though the county’s seven-day new case has continued in its downward trend this week.
The latest map shows an average of 29.5 new cases in Cleveland County each day during the week of Feb. 12-18, down from the 42.3 new case average recorded the week before.
The Health Department is operating testing locations throughout the state at places and times listed on the OSDH website.
Norman lab IMMY hosts free drive-thru testing events from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 2701 Corporate Centre Drive. Registration is required ahead of time on IMMY’s website at portal.immylabs.com, where the lab also posts other testing sites throughout the state.
OU offers free on-campus testing at Cate Center 3 for students living on campus from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. OU Health Services also offers curbside tests by appointment to OU students, faculty or staff. The health department offers curbside tests by appointment in Moore and Norman. The City of Norman’s COVID data dashboard is available at normanok.gov/norman-coronavirus-updates.