Daily Coronavirus Update in Oklahoma

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Positive cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rise in adults aged 18 and up in Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus increased by five from the day before, now totaling 49 cases statewide.

There are 14 counties now reporting positive cases of COVID-19, with Garvin County being the latest addition. Oklahoma County accounts for nearly 40% of cases in the state, with 19. Cleveland County has 11 cases and Tulsa County has five.

Oklahoma now has 44 positive cases of COVID-19, up from 29 yesterday. This includes the second case in a child aged 4 or younger.

There are 13 Oklahoma Counties that have positive cases of COVID-19. Oklahoma County accounts for 40 percent of the cases with 18. Cleveland County has eight and Tulsa County has five.

There have also been 466 cases that tested negative - with 250 cases still pending.

An Oklahoma man has died, becoming the state’s first fatality due to COVID-19.

The Tulsa Health Department says the man in his late 50s tested positive on Tuesday for the disease caused by the coronavirus. He died from complications yesterday.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports there are now 29 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state.

Those numbers include 1 child aged four or younger, 13 cases of people aged 18 to 49, 10 cases for those aged 50 to 64 - and 5 cases for people aged 65 and older.

The positive cases of COVID-19 are in 8 Oklahoma counties - including Oklahoma, Tulsa, Cleveland, Canadian, Payne, Pawnee, Kay and Jackson.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health says there are now 17 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state. At this time the test results conducted through OSDH public health laboratory are sent to the ordering physician or submitting clinical facility. Test status and results are not provided over the phone. 

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has confirmed 10 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. The OSDH advises anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, such as shortness of breath, fever or coughing, to stay home and limit person-to-person engagement.

The counties that have one positive case of COVID-19 include Canadian, Cleveland, Jackson, Kay and Payne. Oklahoma County has two confirmed cases and Tulsa County has three cases. 

There have been 174 cases that tested negative. 

Three new individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the state's total number of cases to seven. The new cases are in Cleveland, Payne and Tulsa counties.

According to a release from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, the county health departments for the new positive cases are working to determine what other people had close contact with these individuals and the need for further testing. 

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has announced the first presumptive case of COVID-19 in Oklahoma County. The patient is a woman in her 60s who recently traveled to Florida. She is in isolation at home, and public health officials are doing an investigation to find people she was recently in contact with. However, they note that this case is unrelated to other cases reported in the state and is not a sign of community spread.

The first person to test positive for the coronavirus in Oklahoma has recovered.

According to the Tulsa Health Department, the man in his 50s who had recently returned from a visit to Italy has had two negative tests – an indicator of recovery.

Two other Oklahomans have tested presumptive positive for COVID-19 since the first confirmed case was announced last week.

State officials are urging people to stay away from sick patients, frequently wash your hands and avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.


Robby Korth / StateImpact Oklahoma