294 Deaths, 5,489 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

May 19, 2020

Six more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 294. The deaths occurred between May 4 and May 17. The deaths reported Tuesday include:

  • Three in Oklahoma County, two females in the 65 and older age group and a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • Two in Washington County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in McIntosh County, a male in the 65 and older age group.

Credit coronavirus.health.ok.gov

Health officials confirmed that total positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 5,489, an increase of 91 cases from Monday. That's a one and a half percent increase in total reported cases.

4,135 people — more than 75 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 167 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.