Oklahoma COVID-19 Update – 20 May 2020

Mike Seals - May 20, 2020 11:26 am


As of this advisory, there are 5,532 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Kay County is reporting 50 confirmed cases, resulting in 7 deaths, and 41 people listed as recovered.

Osage County has 92 cases, with 8 deaths, and 75 people registered as recovered.

There have been 299 total deaths in the state from the virus.

  • There are five additional deaths; none of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 22-May 18.
    • Two in Oklahoma County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
    • Two in Tulsa County, one male in the 65 and older age group and one female in the 65 and older age group.
    • One in Cleveland County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • There are 299 total deaths in the state.
  • Through a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma and The Caring Foundation, OSDH is deploying Caring Vans providing free COVID-19 testing to underserved communities in Oklahoma City, increasing testing accessibility. A Caring Van will be at the Latino Community Development Agency (lcdaok.com) today (5/20) and tomorrow (5/21) from 4 to 7 p.m. COVID-19 testing is open to everyone 16 and older; people do not need to exhibit symptoms to be tested. More information 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 5,532
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 138,458
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 145,218
**Currently Hospitalized 209
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 905
Deaths in the Past 24 hours 0
Total Cumulative Deaths 299

*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 2020-05-20 at 7:00 a.m.

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


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