230 Deaths, 3,748 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

May 1, 2020

Eight more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 230. One of the deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, while the others died between April 21-29. The deaths reported Friday include:

  • Three in Washington County, two males in the 65 and older age group and a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Cleveland County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Comanche County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Oklahoma County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Pontotoc County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Rogers 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 3,748, an increase of 130 cases from Thursday. That's a three and a half percent increase in total reported cases.

2,467 people — nearly 66 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 255 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.