Two more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 274. One of the deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, while the other died on May 9. The deaths reported Monday include:
- One in Texas County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
- One in Washington County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed that total positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 4,613, an increase of 24 cases from Sunday. That's a less than one percent increase in total reported cases.
*Note: weekend reporting of cases and deaths is typically very low compared to weekdays.
The state health department reports they were able to provide free COVID-19 testing to more than 500 people in underserved areas in Oklahoma City this weekend. The agency says they look forward to expanding the Caring Vans effort, which is in partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma.