304 Deaths, 5,680 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

May 21, 2020

Five more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 304. One of the deaths occured in the past 24 hours, while the others occurred between May 14 and May 19. The deaths reported Thursday include:

  • Three in Oklahoma County, one female in the 65 and older age group, one male in the 65 and older age group and one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Washington County, a female 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 5,680, an increase of 148 cases from Wednesday. That's more than a two and a half percent increase in total reported cases.

4,361 people — nearly 77 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 201 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.