The deaths of nine more people from COVID-19 were reported Tuesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

The OSDH said it had 2,184 confirmed positive cases of the novel coronavirus on record as of Tuesday morning.

The death toll surpassed 100 with the nine additional deaths, including that of a woman older than 65 in Tulsa County.

Tuesday’s reported deaths bring the state’s total to 108.

The other deaths were reported in Major, Mayes, Osage, Pittsburg, Pontotoc, Rogers, Wagoner and Washington counties. All the deaths were among people older than 65 except for one in Major County, where someone between 18 and 35 died. Those who died in Major, Osage, Wagoner and Washington counties were women; those who died in Mayes, Pittsburg, Pontotoc and Rogers counties were men.

Statewide, 488 people were hospitalized Tuesday with complications related to the virus.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health said Tuesday that hospitals in Oklahoma are continuing to prepare for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients.


Interactive graphic: COVID-19 in Oklahoma

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