Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 18 September 2020

Mike Seals - September 18, 2020 11:18 am


This week, there are 11 additional counties in the “orange” risk phase. OSDH continues to monitor closely the statewide hospitalization trends for COVID-19.

The COVID-19 Alert map will be updated every Friday in the Situation Update at 11:00 a.m. This week’s map can be seen in this update below the test results chart.

As OSDH continues to meet with stakeholders across the state, the COVID-19 Alert Map is subject to further revisions as science and public health guidance advances with the ongoing pandemic.

As of this advisory, there are 74,567 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Kay County is reporting 482 confirmed cumulative cases, resulting in 13 deaths.

Osage County has had 766 confirmed cases, also resulting in 13 deaths.

There are 939 total deaths in the state.

  • There are 9 additional deaths identified to report. No deaths were identified in the past 24 hours.
    • Two in Grady County, two males in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Harper County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Le Flore County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • Two in Oklahoma County, one female and one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Payne County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Sequoyah County, one male in the 65 or older age group.
    • One in Tulsa County, one male in the 50 – 64 age group.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases 74,567
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 979,650
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 1,066,896
**Currently Hospitalized 516
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 5,755
Identified Deaths in the Past 24 hours 0
Total Cumulative Deaths 939

*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 2020-09-18 at 7:00 a.m.

Oklahoma COVID-19 Alert System

Alert map 2020-09-18

COVID-19 Alert Map

As of September 17, 2020

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


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