Oklahoma COVID Update – 10 April 2020
Mike Seals - April 10, 2020 11:17 am
SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19
As of this advisory, there are 1,794 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
Kay County has 41 registered positive cases, and 3 reported deaths.
Osage County has 45 registered positive cases, and 7 attributed deaths to the virus.
- There are an additional eight deaths as of this morning:
- Two in Oklahoma County, a female in the 50-64 age group and a male over the age of 65.
- Two in Osage County, both males older than 65.
- One in Creek County, a male older than 65.
- One in Garfield County, a female older than 65.
- One in Pawnee County, a male older than 65.
- One in Pottawatomie County, a female older than 65.
- There are 88 total deaths in the state.
- The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is working closely with partners at long term care facilities to ensure proper infection control measures are in place in order to minimize the impact of COVID-19 to residents and staff within the facilities.
- In the agency’s daily COVID-19 Executive Order Report, dated April 9, OSDH began releasing race and ethnicity data on COVID-19 positive cases and deaths. The data will be updated daily moving forward here .
- Families are encouraged to celebrate the upcoming religious holidays and spring festivities virtually, avoiding large gatherings, in order to comply with social distancing guidelines and avoid the spread of COVID-19.
- In an effort to reduce the burden on first responders and decrease their risk of exposure to COVID-19, the public is reminded to only call 911 for true medical emergencies such as trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion or being incoherent or having bluish lips or face. Those with other concerns should contact a medical provider.
- For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.
COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results
|*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens||20,370|
|*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date||22,246|
|Total Cumulative Hospitalizations||428|
*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals.
Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-04-10 at 7:00 a.m.