307 Deaths, 5,849 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

May 22, 2020

Three more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 307. One of the deaths occured in the past 24 hours, while the others occurred between May 17 and May 20. The deaths reported Friday include:

  • One in Oklahoma County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Texas County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
  • One in Tulsa 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 5,849, an increase of 169 cases from Thursday. That's a nearly three percent increase in total reported cases.

4,533 people — more than 77 percent of the total cases — have since recovered from the virus. 190 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.