Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 20 July 2020

Mike Seals - July 20, 2020 11:37 am


Due to technical data entry issues, case counts for Sunday, July 19 and Monday, July 20 are low and do not reflect real-time data. OSDH’s Acute Disease Service is working diligently to resolve these technical issues and will continue to provide reporting of COVID-19 information that Oklahomans have come to expect from OSDH. In the meantime, Oklahomans who receive a positive test result through a State lab will continue to be promptly notified and connected to contract tracing efforts.

In its efforts to continuously develop robust contact tracing across the State, the OSDH will begin using text messaging in addition to phone calls to reach out to contacts. We will release more information on this new development including what contacts can expect to see in a text notification.

As of this advisory, there are 25,433 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Kay County is reporting 147 confirmed cases, resulting in 9 deaths, and 114 people in recovered status.

Osage County has reporting 246 confirmed cases, resulting in 9 deaths, and 200 recoveries.

There have been 452 total deaths in the state from the virus..

  • There is one additional death that is being reported. None were identified in the past 24 hours.
    • One in Tulsa County, one female in the 65 or older age group.
  • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases 25,433
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date (As of 7/17) 450,675
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date (As of 7/17) 479,547
**Currently Hospitalized  (As of 7/17) 547
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 2,403
Identified Deaths in the Past 24 hours 0
Total Cumulative Deaths 452

*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 2020-07-20 at 7:00 a.m.

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


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