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.


Latest Stories

Notice to Parents of Po-Hi Freshmen Regarding PreACT 9 Test

All freshmen will take the PreACT 9 test on Tuesday, September 29; Wednesday, September 30; or...

Cherokee Strip Credit Union Donates Water for Liberty students

Liberty Pie Partner Cherokee Strip Credit Union donated 12 cases of water for Liberty students. Pictured...

Community Health Foundation Donates Masks For PreK-7th Grade Students

Kelli Northcutt, Executive Director of Community Health Foundation, presented masks for all Ponca City Public School...