Oklahoma COVID-19 Update – 16 May 2020

Mike Seals - May 16, 2020 11:07 am


As of this advisory, there are 5,237 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Kay County is reporting 49 confirmed cases, resulting in 7 deaths and 39 registered as recovered.

Osage County has had 91 confirmed cases of the virus, with 8 deaths and 64 people listed as recovered.

There are 288 total deaths in the state.

  • There are three additional deaths; none of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 30-May 13.
    • One in Oklahoma County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
    • One in Caddo County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
    • One in Cleveland County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
  • This week’s Oklahoma COVID-19 Weekly Report is now available. Reports from weeks past can be found here.
  • COVID-19 testing sites are open in multiple cities in Oklahoma as a result of a cross-county, city and state health system partnership. Visit this page for updated dates and locations.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases 5,237
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 117,807
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 123,954
**Currently Hospitalized 180
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 878
Deaths in the Past 24 hours 0
Total Cumulative Deaths 288

*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals. 

**This number is a combination of hospitalized positive cases and hospitalized persons under investigation, as reported by hospitals at the time of the report. The data reflect a change in calculation and should not be compared to prior data. 

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-05-16 at 7:00 a.m.

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


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