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Five Deaths, 164 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Two Oklahoma County men — one in his 70s and one in his 40s — are the fourth and fifth deaths due to COVID-19 in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed their deaths Wednesday.

The number of positive coronavirus cases in the state now stands at 164, an increase of 58 from Tuesday. That's a 54 percent increase in total cases.

There are now 27 counties reporting positive cases of COVID-19, with Adair, Bryan, Carter, Creek, Delaware, Osage, Pottawatomie, Stephens counties each now reporting cases.

Oklahoma County has the most number of cases with 55. Cleveland County and Tulsa County each have 27 and Pawnee County has seven.

The health department says they will have a limited rollout of satellite testing, beginning Wednesday in Pittsburg and Kay counties.

Ryan LaCroix is the Director of Content and Audience Development for KOSU.
Chelsea Stanfield joined KOSU in March 2022 as Membership Specialist.
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