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Situation update: COVID-19

As of May 6


According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), Oklahoma County has the highest number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 at 868 followed by Tulsa with 653. In northwest Oklahoma, Garfield County has 21 confirmed positive cases with eight recovered and one death. Woods County has three positive cases with two recovered. In counties adjoining Woods, Major County has four, Alfalfa County one, Woodward County one and Harper County one.

As of this advisory on May 6 at 7 a.m., there are 4,201 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

There are six additional deaths; one of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between May 2 and May 4.

Four were in Oklahoma County, three females in the 65 and older age group and a male in the 50-64 age group.

One was in Cleveland County, a female in the 65 and older age group.

One was in Creek County, a female in the 65 and older age group.

There are 253 total deaths in the state.

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COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases 4,201

*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 78,689

*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 83,401

**Currently Hospitalized 230

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 784

Deaths in the Past 24 hours 1

Total Cumulative Deaths 253

*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.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.


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