Seven-day average of Oklahoma virus cases dips below 1,000
October 27, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The chief COVID officer for the University of Oklahoma said Tuesday that a decline in coronavirus cases statewide is likely due to more people being vaccinated combined with natural immunity of those previously infected, but he warns of a potential surge.
The seven-day average of virus cases in Oklahoma on Monday fell below 1,000 for the first time since late July, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Dr. Dale Bratzler said Tuesday that he is concerned the decline will lead to complacency in protecting against the virus.
"We're seeing cases peak in so...