Third Person Dies, 109 Positive COVID-19 Cases In Oklahoma

Mar 24, 2020

A Cleveland County woman in her 60s has become the third death due to COVID-19 in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed her death Tuesday.

The number of novel coronavirus cases increased by 25 from Monday, and now stands at 106 positive cases statewide.  Update: There are now 109 positive cases of the virus - that's according to Secretary of Health Jerome Loughridge in Tuesday afternoon's press conference.

There are now 19 counties reporting positive cases of COVID-19, with Mayes County and Wagoner County each reporting their first cases. Oklahoma County accounts for nearly 39% of cases in the state, with 41. Cleveland County has 22 cases, Tulsa County has 12 and Kay County has five.

There have been 735 negative tests statewide, but those numbers do not include private laboratory negative results.