Six more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 284. Three of the deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, while the others died between May 4 and May 11. The deaths reported Thursday include:
- Two in Cleveland County, both males in the 65 and older age group.
- Two in Oklahoma County, a male in the 65 and older age group and a female in the 65 and older age group.
- One in Comanche County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
- One in Washington County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
Health officials confirmed that total positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 4,962, an increase of 110 cases from Wednesday. That's a more than two percent increase in total reported cases.
3,660 people — more than 73 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 217 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.