Oklahoma COVID-19 Update – 17 April 2020

Mike Seals - April 17, 2020 11:48 am


  • As of this advisory, there are 2,465 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  • There are five additional deaths; two of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 9-April 15.
    • Two in Delaware County
    • One in Tulsa County
    • One in Creek County
    • One in Greer County
  • There are 136 total deaths in the state.
  • The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), in partnership with Google and Looker, released the COVID-19 Symptom Tracker and accompanying dashboard that provides additional data on community spread in the state. Due to unprecedented levels of traffic, the dashboard is temporarily unavailable. All available resources are being used to address this issue and the dashboard will be live as soon as possible.

    • A snapshot of data from the dashboard as of April 17 can be found here.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases 2,465
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 31,155
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 33,545
**Currently Hospitalized 325
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 541
Deaths in the Past 24 hours 2
Total Cumulative Deaths 136

*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 2020-04-17 at 7:00 a.m.

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


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