136 Deaths, 2,465 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Apr 17, 2020

Five more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 136. The deaths reported Friday include:

  • Two in Delaware County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Creek County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Greer County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, a male in the 65 and older age group.

86 percent of the deaths have occurred in Oklahomans aged 65 and older.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed Friday that positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 2,465, an increase of 108 cases from Thursday. That's a four percent increase in total cases. 31,155 test results have come back negative.

325 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.