No New Deaths Reported; 5,398 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

May 18, 2020

No new deaths due to COVID-19 were reported for a second straight day on Monday, as the state's death toll stays flat at 288.

Credit coronavirus.health.ok.gov

Health officials confirmed that total positive cases of the coronavirus in the state now stand at 5,398, an increase of 88 cases from Sunday. That's a one and a half percent increase in total reported cases.

*Note: weekend reporting of cases and deaths is typically very low compared to weekdays.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health notes that 64% of today's new positive cases come from Texas County, where there has been an outbreak at Seaboard Foods, a meat processing plant in Guymon.