Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 5 May 2021

Mike Seals - May 5, 2021 11:54 am

Situation Update: COVID-19

This week, 1 Oklahoma county is in the “orange” risk level, 64 are in the “yellow” risk level, and 12 are in the “green” risk level for the COVID-19 Risk Level System. OSDH continues to monitor closely the statewide hospitalization trends for COVID-19.

Moving forward, the COVID-19 Risk Level System will be updated every Wednesday 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 449,266 (225 new today) cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

Kay County is reporting a total of 5,313 confirmed cases, with 126 deaths.

Osage County has had a total of 4,718 confirmed cases, with 73 deaths.

Today’s Provisional Death Count from the CDC is 8,301 for the State.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Cases 449,266
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 3,620,798
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 4,040,035
Acute Care OSDH Licensed Facility Hospitalizations 170
Other Types of Facilities Hospitalizations 12
Provisional Death Count (CDC/NCHS) 8,301

*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. As a result, counts are subject to change. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals. 

***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 2021-05-05 at 7:00 a.m.

Oklahoma COVID-19 Risk Level System

Weekly County Level Risk Map

COVID-19 Risk Level System

As of May 04, 2021

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


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