New Coronavirus Cases Continue To Climb In Oklahoma

Jun 19, 2020

Oklahoma health officials report 352 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Friday.

One more Oklahoman has died due to the virus, increasing the state's death toll to 367. The state also released details of the two Oklahomans that died yesterday. They are as follows:

  • One in Comanche County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Muskogee County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • One in Tulsa County, a male in the 65 and older age group.

Credit coronavirus.health.ok.gov

The 352 case increase since Thursday means the total positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 9,706. That's nearly a four percent increase in total reported cases.

Oklahoma has totaled 1,858 new cases of the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 265 per day.

Oklahoma has seen 3,200 new coronavirus cases so far this month. That's 116% of the number of cases the state saw in May (2,758) and 110% of the number of cases it saw in April (2,899).

7,212 people — more than 74 percent of the total cases — have since been classified as having recovered from the virus. 211 Oklahomans are currently hospitalized as either confirmed positive COVID-19 cases or under investigation for the virus.

There are 2,127 active cases in the state. Tulsa County has the most active cases with 721, followed by Oklahoma County with 463, Payne County with 154, McCurtain County with 90 and Cleveland County with 80.