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Coronavirus, Tulsa COVID-19 Update – August 6

8/6/2021
This article was archived on 9/5/2021

Today, Mayor G.T. Bynum, Tulsa Health Department (THD) Executive Director Dr. Bruce Dart, Tulsa County, and members from four regional hospital systems gave an update on COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations in the Tulsa area.

The most recent three-day average for COVID-19 hospitalizations in Tulsa County stands at 351 individuals, with 111 in an ICU. Today, 17.1 percent of hospitalizations are COVID patients, a similar percentage to numbers seen in late January.

Vaccination remains the most effective tool to prevent severe illness, hospitalizations and death.

To learn more about the vaccine and to schedule an appointment, visit: vaccinate918.com

Widespread COVID-19 testing is also key to Tulsa’s mitigation efforts. To see a list of testing sites and learn more, visit: www.tulsa-health.org/covid19