21 more virus-related deaths and 1,331 new confirmed coronavirus cases were reported in the state since Monday, according to daily numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
A total of 126,526 Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19 in confirmed tests and the total number of deaths went up to 1,375 the state health department said on Tuesday.
Two of the 21 deaths happened in the last 24 hours.
One man between 50-64 died in Beckham County.
Two people died in Comanche County; one a woman and a man who were 65 or older.
One man between 50-64 died in Delaware County.
Two people died in Garvin County; two women who were 65 or older.
One man who was 65 or older died in Hughes County.
One man who was 65 or older died in Latimer County.
One man who was 65 or older died in McClain County.
One man who was 65 or older died in McIntosh County.
Two people died in Oklahoma County; one woman and one man who were 65 or older.
Two people died in Ottawa; one man who was between 50 - 64 years-old and one woman who was 65 or older.
One man who was 65 or older died in Pottawatomie County.
One woman who was 65 or older died in Seminole County.
One man who was 65 or older died in Stephens County.
Four people died in Tulsa County; one man who was in the 50 - 64 age group and three men who were 65 or older.
The health department said 15,948 cases are considered active in the state.
A total of 9,104 Oklahomans have been hospitalized due to the virus with 974 Oklahomans in the hospital as of Monday evening.
So far, 109,234 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus with 1,341 more cases considered recovered since Monday. Health officials said recovered means the patient is not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days since the onset of symptoms or report.
As of Monday evening,1,520,813 tests have returned negative since testing began in February.
On Sept. 8, the state health department said it has begun the transition to include antigen test results to the state's data collection and reporting system. A positive antigen test result is considered a "probable" case, while a positive molecular test result is consider a "confirmed" case.
Antigen testing is a rapid test that can be completed in less than an hour. Molecular tests usually take days before results are made available.
On July 15, Gov. Kevin Stitt said he had tested positive for COVID-19, making him the first governor in the country to test positive for the virus. He has since posted video updates of concerning his health and quarantine.
Oklahoma reported its first child death related to the virus on July 12. The child was a 13-year-old daughter of a soldier stationed at Fort Sill.
Shortly after the report of the girl's death, state Superintendent Joy Hofmeister recommended for all Oklahomans to wear face masks to allow the safely reopening of schools in the fall.
On June 30, Stitt wore a face mask and "strongly encouraged" Oklahomans to follow CDC guidelines pertaining to face masks.
On April 28, Stitt said anyone who wished to take a COVID-19 test could do so even if they are not presenting symptoms.
The state health department advises anyone with COVID-19 symptoms such as shortness of breath, fever or coughing to stay home and limit person-to-person engagement.
The state coronavirus hotline is 877-215-8336 or 211. For a list of coronavirus (COVID-19) links and resources, click here.