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Covid-19 Oklahoma update

 


COVID-19 is a virus identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China in 2019 and has since spread globally into a pandemic. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. While roughly 80% of cases report mild symptoms, some progress into severe pneumonia and multi-organ failure and can lead to death. Current data indicates the risk of death for those contracting COVID-19 notably increases for individuals above the age of 60 or for individuals with autoimmune conditions. On January 11, 2020, the first set of individuals in the United States tested positive for COVID-19. The virus has since spread across all 50 states and the number of individuals testing positive for COVID-19 continues to rapidly grow each day.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State)

1,327

Positive (Out-of-State)

2

Negative*

1,422

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations

340

Deaths

51

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

 

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