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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • The Electronic Lab Report, from which the daily case count is pulled, was downloaded earlier than usual on Sunday in anticipation of possible issues surrounding internal system upgrades. The case count is expected to return to more typical numbers on Wednesday’s report.
  • As of this advisory, there are 598,556 (484 new today) cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  • 1,834 is today's 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported.
  • Provisional Death Count (CDC/NCHS): 9,892 (As of 9/20/21)
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  • In today's Situation Update, we are including a link to two hospital capacity reports, one outlining the number and percent of Unoccupied Adult ICU beds by region, and the other the number and percent of Unoccupied Adult Inpatient Beds by region. We want to emphasize this is a point in time count reported by hospitals to HHS. Hospital capacity numbers change on an hourly basis depending upon admissions and discharges. This data is self-reported by hospitals. Data are subject to change as facilities enter and/or update their responses. This document will be updated on our website daily Monday-Friday to align with the release of the Situation Update.
COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results
COVID Cases 598,556
New Cases 484
New Cases 7 Day Average 1,834
Active Cases  16,478
Provisional Death Count (CDC/NHS)
9,892 (As of 9/20/21)
Acute Care OSDH Licensed 

Recent 3 day Ave. Hospitalizations
Cases (ICU)
Region 1 (NW) 39 (11)
Region 2 (NE) 81 (27)
Region 3 (SW) 179 (46)
Region 4 (EC) 77 (21)
Region 5 (SE) 58 (10)
Region 6 (Central) 98 (32)
Region 7 (Tulsa) 344 (98)
Region 8 (OKC) 348 (99)
Total  1,224* (344) 
Other Types of Facilities
Focus Facilities 59 (24)
Rehabilitation Facilities 3 (0)
Tribal Facilities 41 (18)
Other Facilities Total 103 (42)

*Includes 35 hospitalizations in pediatric beds.

**The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals.

The purpose of publishing aggregated statistical COVID-19 data through the OSDH Dashboard, the Executive Order Report, and the Weekly Epidemiology and Surveillance Report is to support the needs of the general public in receiving important and necessary information regarding the state of the health and safety of the citizens of Oklahoma. These resources may be used only for statistical purposes and may not be used in any way that would determine the identity of any reported cases.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2021-09-21 at 7:00 a.m.

Detailed case statistics are published on the website. Click here for more information.