Six more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 253. One of the deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, while the others died between May 2-4. The deaths reported Wednesday include:
- Four in Oklahoma County, three females in the 65 and older age group and a male in the 50-64 age group.
- One in Cleveland County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
- One in Creek County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed that total positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 4,201, an increase of 74 cases from Tuesday. That's a nearly two percent increase in total reported cases.
2,909 people — 69 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 230 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.