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SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19

Friday, April 3
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
SOURCE: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/

  •  As of this advisory, there are 988 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  • There are an additional four deaths:
    • Three in Tulsa County, three females older than 65.
    • One in Cleveland County, a female older than 65.
  • There are 38 total deaths in the state.
  • Pursuant to Governor Stitt issuing a catastrophic health emergency yesterday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) continues to update reporting which will create more transparency and ultimately notify first responders if the address they are responding to corresponds to an address of a patient who has tested positive for COVID-19.
    • In order to comply with state and federal privacy requirements, the patient’s name will stay protected.
    • OSDH is working with the Office of Emergency Management to channel the information to the 911 dispatch system through processes already in place.
  • The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) continues to open additional drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations across the state. Find the drive-thru locations by clicking here.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State) 988
Positive (Out-of-State) 2
Negative* 1,315
Hospitalizations 289
Deaths 38

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-04-03 at 7:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 2
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
SOURCE: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/

  • As of this advisory, there are 879 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  • There are an additional four deaths:
    • Two in Tulsa County, a male in the 36-49 age group and a male older than 65.
    • One in Stephens County, a male older than 65.
    • One in Muskogee County, a male older than 65.
  • There are 34 total deaths in the state.
  • The state now has supplies to test more than 13,000 individuals for COVID-19. Commissioner of Health Gary Cox and Governor Kevin Stitt urge health care providers and testing centers to loosen testing requirements and to offer testing to any Oklahoman with symptoms of COVID-19. Read the commissioner’s public letter here.
  • The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is working to open additional drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations across the state. Find the drive-thru locations open today by clicking here.
  • The governor expanded his Executive Order yesterday, adjusting the timeframe for non-essential businesses to suspend services as well as the suspension of elective surgeries and minor medical procedures.
  • The state’s “Safer at Home” order continues to apply until April 30 for all Oklahomans 65 and older, as well as those with compromised immune systems.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State) 879
Positive (Out-of-State) 2
Negative* 1,265
Hospitalizations 257
Deaths 34

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-04-02 at 7:00 a.m.


Detailed case statistics are now being published on the website only. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, April 1
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
SOURCE: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/

  • As of this advisory, there are 719 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Greer County has been added to the list of counties now required to come into compliance with Governor Kevin Stitt’s “Safer at Home” executive order that calls for non-essential businesses in counties with COVID-19 cases to temporarily suspend services until April 16.
  • There are an additional seven deaths:
    • Three in Oklahoma County, a female in the 50-64 age group and a male and female older than 65.
    • One in Greer County, a female older than 65.
    • One in Kay County, a male older than 65.
    • One in Mayes County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
    • One in Osage County, a male older than 65.
  • There are 30 total deaths in the state.
  • Drive-thru testing sites (no appointment necessary) open today, Thursday and Friday:
    • Woodward from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Woodward County Event Center.
    • Altus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Western Oklahoma State College. 
    • Lawton from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Urgent Care Clinic, 3811 W. Gore.
  • Criteria for testing at drive-thru testing sites:
    •  Must be 18 or older 
    •  Only one specimen per household
    • Have not had close contact (within 6 ft.) of someone who has tested positive in past 14 days 
    • Currently experiencing fever (>100.4 degrees F) AND cough or shortness of breath.
  • Testing is also available at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a physician referral and by appointment only. 
  • REMINDER: Governor Stitt’s “Safer at Home” order includes the following guidelines for all 77 counties until April 30:
    • No gatherings in groups larger than 10 people.
    • People age 65 or older or those with a compromised immune system must shelter at home.
    • On both statewide and municipal levels, individuals can still leave for essential errands such as to grocery stores or pharmacies. Please call 2-1-1 or visit covidresources.ok.gov for resources and information.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State) 719
Positive (Out-of-State) 2
Negative* 1,248
Hospitalizations 219
Deaths 30

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-04-01 at 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, March 31
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
SOURCE: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/

  • As of this advisory, there are 565 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  • There are an additional six deaths:
    • Three in Oklahoma County, a male and female in the 50-64 age group and another male older than 65.
    • One in Canadian County, a male older than 65.
    • One in Muskogee County, a male older than 65.
    • One in Wagoner County, a male older than 65.
  • There are 23 total deaths in the state.
  • By the end of Monday, the state received more than 60 percent of its personal protective equipment (PPE) order from the federal government’s Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), and the state expects to be at 100 percent in the next couple days. The order included the following items: gloves, gowns, face/eye protection, N95, and surgical masks.
    • On Sunday, officials moved 700 cases of PPE to regional warehouses located on the front lines of resupplying medical system providers
    • Due to a continued national shortage, the state will reserve SNS for hospitals which have 1) ICU beds and 2) have persons under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 or patients with a positive test.
    • Due to a multi-million dollar order the state placed on the private market, officials anticipate larger shipments of PPE, to include additional N95 masks, in the next week.
  • REMINDER: Governor Stitt’s “Safer at Home” order includes the following guidelines for all 77 counties until April 30:
    • No gatherings in groups larger than 10 people.
    • People age 65 or older or those with a compromised immune system must shelter at home.
    • PLEASE NOTE: Some local municipalities, to include Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Norman, have put into place law enforcement efforts to enforce the Governor’s order as well as the cities’ additional “shelter in place” policies.
    • On both statewide and municipal levels, individuals can still leave for essential errands such as to grocery stores or pharmacies. Please call 2-1-1 or visit covidresources.ok.gov for resources and information.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State) 565
Positive (Out-of-State) 2
Negative* 1229
Hospitalizations 177
Deaths 23

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-03-31 at 7:00 a.m.


Detailed case statistics are now being published on the website only. Click here for more information.

Monday, March 30
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
SOURCE: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/

  • As of this advisory, there are 481 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Beckham, Cotton and Love counties. These counties will now be required to come into compliance with Governor Kevin Stitt’s “Safer at Home” executive order that calls for non-essential businesses in counties with COVID-19 cases to temporarily suspend services until April 16.
  • There is an additional death in Cleveland County: a male in the 50-64 age group.
  • There are 17 total deaths in the state.
  • Governor Kevin Stitt issued Sunday evening a sixth amendment to Executive Order (EO) 2020-07, requiring travelers from six states to self-quarantine for 14 days, to include New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Louisiana, and Washington.
  • Governor Stitt’s amended Executive Order also requires delivery personnel to submit to screenings when making deliveries at hospitals, clinics, long term care facilities and daycares. The EO also protects health care workers and their families from discrimination in housing or child care.
  • REMINDER: Governor Stitt’s “Safer at Home” order includes the following guidelines for all 77 counties until April 30:

    ·  No gatherings in groups larger than 10 people.
    ·  People age 65 or older or those with a compromised immune system must shelter at home.
    ·  PLEASE NOTE: Some local municipalities, to include Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Norman, have put into place law enforcement efforts to enforce the Governor’s order as well as the cities’ additional “shelter in place” policies.
    · On both statewide and municipal levels, individuals can still leave for essential errands such as to grocery stores or pharmacies. Please call 2-1-1 or visit covidresources.ok.gov for resources and information.

  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State) 481
Positive (Out-of-State) 2
Negative* 1207
Hospitalizations 153
Deaths 17

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-03-30 at 7:00 a.m.

Sunday, March 29
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
SOURCE: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/

  • As of this advisory, there are 429 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Garfield, Rogers, Seminole and Texas counties. These counties will now be required to come into compliance with Governor Kevin Stitt’s “Safer at Home” executive order that calls for non-essential businesses in counties with COVID-19 cases to temporarily suspend services until April 16.
  • There is an additional death in Oklahoma:
    • One in Oklahoma County: a male age 50-64
  • There are 16 total deaths in the state.
  • Governor Stitt’s “Safer at Home” Executive Order remains in place thru April 30 for all 77 counties in Oklahoma, requiring those over the age of 65 as well as immunocompromised children and adults to shelter at home unless getting groceries, attending a medical appointment, or participating in a daily exercise.
  • The Stitt administration and Oklahoma hospitals are together working on a plan to increase ICU capacities by 40%. In addition, the Governor on Friday requested FEMA to begin a survey for additional locations where the State could expand hospital locations for treating COVID-19 patients. More details will be released in the coming days.
  • The State has expended its public-private partnership with labs to increase overall capacity for processing COVID-19 tests, to include new partnerships with Regional Medical Laboratory (RML) in Oklahoma City and Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL) in Austin, in addition to the ongoing partnership with Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma (DLO).
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.


COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State) 429
Positive (Out-of-State) 2
Negative* 1205
Hospitalizations 140
Deaths 16

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-03-29 at 7:00 a.m.

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