Coronavirus, Tulsa COVID-19 Update – Feb. 18

The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire

 

Situation Update

To date, the Tulsa Health Department (THD) has confirmed 69,112 positive COVID-19 cases in Tulsa County. 65,716 residents have recovered and 661 have died. Test results are updated daily at www.tulsa-health.org/COVID19. For the most up-to-date news, information and business resources in Tulsa, visit www.cityoftulsa.org/COVID19.

Vaccine Update

According to the Oklahoma State Immunization Information System (OSIIS), THD has administered 33,826 vaccines to date, which includes 8,934 second doses. There have been more than 114,251 doses administered in Tulsa County and documented in OSIIS as of Feb. 16.

THD continues to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals in Tulsa County, which currently includes all health care workers, first responders, and Oklahomans age 65 and older.

On Monday, Feb. 22, more than 1 million Oklahomans with co-morbidities will be eligible to receive the vaccine, along with all pre-K through 12th grade teachers and staff.

Co-morbidities include, but are not limited to, hypertension, obesity, cardiovascular disease, Down Syndrome, diabetes mellitus, chronic lung, liver or renal disease, cancers and those who are at high risk of mortality and severe morbidity resulting from a COVID infection.

Appointments are required to receive the vaccine at the THD vaccine clinic,


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