Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 24 July 2020
Mike Seals - July 24, 2020 11:46 am
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
The backlog of 820 positive cases of COVID-19 addressed by Commissioner Frye on Tuesday has been resolved.
This week, there are three fewer counties in the “orange” risk zone. While no counties at this time are in the red zone, 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. The COVID-19 Alert System is also updated and available at coronavirus.health.ok.gov.
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 29,116 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
Kay County is reporting 169 confirmed cases of the virus, resulting in 9 deaths. There are 128 people listed as recovered.
Osage County has had 277 confirmed cases, with 10 deaths, and 237 recoveries.
There have been 484 total deaths in the state attributed to the virus.
- There are 7 additional deaths with two identified in the past 24 hours.
- One in Caddo County, male in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Creek County, female in the 50 – 64 age group.
- Three in Oklahoma County, one female and one male in the 50 – 64 age group and one female in the 65 or older age group.
- One in Rogers County, female in the 65 or older age group.
- For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.
COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results
|Confirmed Positive Cases||29,116|
|*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date||493,926|
|*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date||527,895|
|Total Cumulative Hospitalizations||2,687|
|Identified Deaths in the Past 24 hours||2|
|Total Cumulative Deaths||484|
*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 2020-07-24 at 7:00 a.m.
Oklahoma COVID-19 Alert System
As of 2020-07-23