Six more Oklahomans have died due to COVID-19, increasing the state's death toll to 94. The deaths reported Saturday include:
- Three in Cleveland County, two females and a male in the 65 and older age group.
- Two in Oklahoma County, a male and female in the 65 and older age group.
- One in Pottawatomie County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed Saturday that positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 1,868, an increase of 74 cases from Friday. That's a four percent increase in total cases.
62 of Oklahoma's 77 counties are reporting positive cases of COVID-19. Oklahoma County has the most number of cases with 425. Tulsa County has 323, Cleveland County has 247, Washington County has 83, Wagoner County has 67, Canadian County has 56, Creek County has 54, Comanche County has 49 and Greer County has 48.
Officials are again encouraging Oklahomans to celebrate the holiday weekend virtually to avoid spreading the virus.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health released modeling on Friday that project the peak date of COVID-19 in the state to be April 21. The forecasting, charts and an explanation of the modeling methodology can be found here.