Data released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health show the number of COVID-19 cases in Rogers County is climbing.
OSDH releases updated data every day at 11 a.m. On Friday, they reported a total of 100 confirmed cases in Rogers County. Monday the number climbed to 128 and today they reported a total of 132.
Today’s records show a total of 132 cases, five deaths, and 94 recovered cases in Rogers County.
The upwards trend is seen at the state level.
As of the most recent advisory, there are 11,028 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
There are two additional deaths; one of them occurred in the past 24 hours:
•One in Kiowa County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
•One in Wagoner County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
There are 371 total deaths in the state.
Additionally, OSDH reports indicate a total of 265 people are currently hospitalized while the total cumulative hospitalizations is 1,288.
They reported that the total cumulative negative specimens to date total 284,029.
When asked what’s next for the city, Claremore Fire Chief Sean Douglas said: “I am not sure how the state will handle the increase in cases. I think we will know a little more in the next week or so as the numbers come in and they are reviewed. I know there was an expectation that the numbers will increase. I think they will be paying attention to the hospitalization rate and making decisions from there.”