Oklahoma COVID-19 Update – 23 May 2020

Team Radio Marketing Group - May 23, 2020 11:55 am


  • As of this advisory, there are 5,960 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  • Kay County is reporting a cumulative total of 52 confirmed cases, with 7 deaths and 41 recoveries.
  • Osage County has had 94 confirmed cases, with 8 deaths, and 81 people who are listed as recovered.
  • There are four additional deaths; none of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between May 13-May 21.
    • One in Oklahoma County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
    • Three in Tulsa County, one male in the 65 and older age group, one female in the 65 and older age group and one male in the 50-64 age group.
  • There are 311 total deaths in the state.
  • 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.
  • In recognition of Memorial Day, all OSDH offices and county health departments will be closed and a media advisory will not be released on Monday (5/25).

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases 5,960
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 153,804
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 160,903
**Currently Hospitalized 174
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 932
Deaths in the Past 24 hours 0
Total Cumulative Deaths 311

*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 2020-05-23 at 7:00 a.m.

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


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