UPDATE: 988 Cases of Covid 19 in Oklahoma

Bill Coleman - April 3, 2020 11:10 am

MEDIA ADVISORY

2020 Media Advisory



FOR RELEASE:
April 3, 2020

MEDIA CONTACT:
Jamie Dukes
Public Information Manager
Office of Communications
(405) 271-5601
[email protected]

Coronavirus.health.ok.gov

COVID-19 Call Center:
(877) 215-8336

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SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19

  • 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.


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

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