Five more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 299. The deaths occurred between April 22 and May 18. The deaths reported Wednesday include:
- Two in Oklahoma County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
- Two in Tulsa County, one male in the 65 and older age group and one female in the 65 and older age group.
- One in Cleveland 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 5,532, an increase of 43 cases from Tuesday. That's less than a one percent increase in total reported cases.
4,266 people — more than 77 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 209 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.