Weatherford COVID cases decrease by 32% – 136 Oklahomans died last week


Johannes Becht, News Editor

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has published its latest COVID update.

40 Weatherford residents are currently reported positive. This is 19 cases less, or 32%, than last week (50 cases).

In Clinton, 49 people are infected with COVID-19. This is a plus of 10 cases compared to last week – or 26%.

Custer County reports 107 active cases. This is almost no change to last week (110 cases).

35 Weatherford residents have died from COVID since the beginning of the pandemic, 67 in Clinton, 106 in Custer County.

Across Oklahoma, COVID cases are on the rise. 14,793 new cases were registered during the last 7 days. 136 new deaths were reported, as well as 875 that had to be hospitalized. Most of them are not vaccinated. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 7,812 people have died in Oklahoma.

1.68 million Oklahomans are fully vaccinated, over 2 million have at least received one shot.