Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 17 September 2020

Mike Seals - September 17, 2020 11:11 am


As of this report, there are 73,318 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Kay County has reported a cumulative total of 472 cases, resulting in 13 deaths.

Osage County has counted a total of 755 cumulative cases, also resulting in 13 deaths.

There have been 930 total deaths in the state attributed to the virus.

  • There are 6 additional deaths identified to report. Two deaths were identified in the past 24 hours.
    • One in Garfield County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Grady County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Lincoln County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in McCurtain County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • Two in Tulsa County, one male in the 50 – 64 age group and one male in the 65 or older age group.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 966,519
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 1,052,756
**Currently Hospitalized 516
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 5,698
Identified Deaths in the Past 24 hours 2
Total Cumulative Deaths

*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. 

***The purpose of publishing aggregated statistical COVID-19 data through the OSDH Dashboard, the Executive Order Report, and the Weekly Epidemiology and Surveillance Report is to support the needs of the general public in receiving important and necessary information regarding the state of the health and safety of the citizens of Oklahoma. These resources may be used only for statistical purposes and may not be used in any way that would determine the identity of any reported cases.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-09-17 at 7:00 a.m.

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


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