238 Deaths, 3,851 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

May 2, 2020

Eight more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 238. Four of the deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, while the others died between April 29-30. The deaths reported Saturday include:

  • One in Caddo County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Cleveland County, a female in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Lincoln County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Oklahoma County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Seminole County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Texas County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Washington County, a female 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 3,851, an increase of 103 cases from Friday. That's a nearly three percent increase in total reported cases.

2,554 people — a 66 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 236 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.