Oklahoma COVID-19 Update – 6 May 2020

Mike Seals - May 6, 2020 11:10 am

SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19

As of this advisory, there are 4,201 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Kay County has 48 confirmed cases, with 7 deaths, and 38 recoveries.

Osage County has 78 confirmed cases of the virus, resulting in 8 deaths and 59 people who have recovered.

There are 253 total deaths in the state.

  • There are six additional deaths; one of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between May 2-May 4.
    • Four in Oklahoma County, three females in the 65 and older age group and a male in the 50-64 age group.
    • One in Cleveland County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
    • One in Creek County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
  • The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) would like to mark National Nurses Day by thanking all the hard-working nurses for their continued dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic. The complete news release on National Nurses Day 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 4,201
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 78,689
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 83,401
**Currently Hospitalized 230
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 784
Deaths in the Past 24 hours 1
Total Cumulative Deaths 253

*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 2020-05-06 at 7:00 a.m.


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

 

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