Oklahoma COVID-19 Update – 23 April 2020

Mike Seals - April 23, 2020 12:14 pm


As of the latest report, there are 3,017 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Kay County has 47 confirmed cases of the virus, resulting in 6 deaths, with 37 people listed as recovered.

Osage County has 68 confirmed cases, with 8 deaths, and 38 people listed as recovered.

There have been a total of 179 COVID-19 deaths in Oklahoma.

  • There are nine additional deaths; six occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 18-April 21.
    • Two in Cleveland County, a male and female in the 65 and older age group.
    • Two in Washington County, a male and female in the 65 and older age group.
    • One in Oklahoma County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
    • One in Tulsa County, a female in the 50-64 age group.
    • One in Creek County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
    • One in Caddo County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
    • One in Muskogee County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) implemented a COVID-19 data dashboard to display statistics, including sortable data by county and zip code.
    • In an effort to help the public make best use of the dashboard, a tutorial video created by OSDH Director of Public Policy and Health Promotion Buffy Heater, can be found here.
  • A list of COVID-19 testing sites in the state can be found here.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases 3,017
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 44,761
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 47,984

**Currently Hospitalized


Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 622
Deaths in the Past 24 hours 6
Total Cumulative Deaths 179

*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 2020-04-23 at 7:00 a.m.

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


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