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Oklahoma reports 1,524 virus cases, 79 deaths; Local cases steady

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported Wednesday there are now 1,524 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, with 12 additional deaths recorded, bringing the death total to 79.

Positive (In-State)- 1,524

Negative* - 1,479

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations - 390

Deaths - 79

Pottawatomie County: 20 cases, 1 death

Lincoln County: 10 cases, no deaths

Seminole County: 4 cases, 1 death

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) continues to process the more than 12,000 negative COVID-19 test results received from private labs dating back to February; they are not reflected in this report. For more information, visit