170 Deaths, 2,894 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Apr 22, 2020

Six more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 170. Two of those occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 5-April 20. The deaths reported Wednesday include:

  • One in Caddo County, a female in the age group of 65 and older.
  • One in Cleveland County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Cotton County, a female in the age group of 65 and older.
  • One in Pittsburg County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Rogers County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Washington County, a male in the 65 and older age group.

Credit CORONAVIRUS.HEALTH.OK.GOV

The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed that total positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 2,894, an increase of 87 cases from Tuesday. That's a three percent increase in total reported cases.

1,772 people — more than 61 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 298 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.