79 Total Deaths, 1,524 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Apr 8, 2020

Twelve more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 79. The deaths reported Wednesday include:

  • Four in Oklahoma County: two males and two females older than 65.
  • Two in Cleveland County, a male in the 36-49 age group and a male older than 65.
  • Two in Tulsa County, both males older than 65.
  • One in Adair County, a female older than 65.
  • One in Greer County, a female older than 65.
  • One in Kay County, a male older than 65.
  • One in Wagoner County, a male older than 65.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed Wednesday that positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 1,524, an increase of 52 cases from Tuesday. That's a three and half percent increase in total cases.

61 of Oklahoma's 77 counties are reporting positive cases of COVID-19. Oklahoma County has the most number of cases with 317. Tulsa County has 293, Cleveland County has 212, Wagoner County has 57, Creek County has 47, Washington County has 45 and Comanche County has 44.