Oklahoma COVID-19 Update – 21 May 2020
Mike Seals - May 21, 2020 11:09 am
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
As of this advisory, there are 5,680 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
Kay County has reported 50 confirmed cases, resulting in 7 deaths, and 41 people in recovered status.
Osage County totals 92 cases, with 8 deaths and 75 people who have recovered from the virus.
There are 304 total deaths in the state.
- There are five additional deaths; one of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between May 14-May 19.
- Three in Oklahoma County, one female in the 65 and older age group, one male in the 65 and older age group and one male in the 50-64 age group.
- One in Tulsa County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
- One in Washington County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
- 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 (5/21) 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||5,680|
|*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date||142,599|
|*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date||149,447|
|Total Cumulative Hospitalizations||917|
|Deaths in the Past 24 hours||1|
|Total Cumulative Deaths||304|
*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 2020-05-21 at 7:00 a.m.