Oklahoma health commissioner ‘cautiously optimistic’ about COVID-19 trends – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma 2021-09-27 17:57:36 –

Tursa, Oklahoma-Health Director, Oklahoma, said Monday that he was “carefully optimistic” about the recent decline in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

“Our state continues to make positive progress in responding to pandemics with a reduction in overall cases over the past month, breakthrough infections, hospitalizations, and the deployment of boosters to eligible populations. I’m looking forward to it, “said the commissioner. Dr. Lancefly of Health.

“But it is important for Oklahoman to remain vigilant to ensure that these trends continue.”

The Oklahoma Department of Health reported 1,666 new virus cases on 27 September, 41% less than the peak 7-day average number of cases when 2,806 cases were reported on 30 August.

According to OSDH, COVID-19 hospitalizations have decreased by 28% since August 25th.

“Data suggest that continued mitigation efforts in Oklahoma have succeeded in reducing the COVID-19 epidemic, especially our vaccination efforts,” says Frey.

“But there is still work to be done to protect our community from widespread communication and the emergence of new variants.”

Fry wants more Oklahoman to be vaccinated to keep the trend up and running. In the last 30 days, 91% of hospitalizations have been for unvamped people.

You can also see state-wide trends in the Tulsa region.

The city of Tulsa held a news conference on Monday to discuss these trends and future plans to move things in the right direction.

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