OSDH COVID-19 numbers for Tuesday, May 19

OSDH COVID-19 numbers for Tuesday, May 19.

As of this advisory, there are 5,489 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Of those cases, Oklahoma State Department of Health reports 4,135 recoveries.

Stephens County remains at 25 cases, of which 21 have recovered and one death was previously reported out of Comanche. That means there are three cases total for Stephens County: one in Duncan and two in Comanche.

There are six additional deaths in the state of Oklahoma; none of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between May 4-May 17.

• Three in Oklahoma County, two females in the 65 and older age group and a male in the 65 and older age group.

• One in McIntosh County, a male in the 65 and older age group.

• Two in Washington County, both females in the 65 and older age group.

There are 294 total deaths in the state.

As highlighted in the Governor’s EO report published Monday evening, the State has processed since Saturday 16,308 specimens tested for COVID-19, which is an average of 5,400 tests processed a day. As a result, the percentage of positives derived from Oklahoma’s total COVID-19 tests has declined again to an all-time low of 4.4%.

COVID-19 testing sites are open in multiple cities in Oklahoma as a result of a cross-county, city and state health system partnership. Visit this page for updated dates and locations.

For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases 5,489

*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 133,658

*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 140,262

**Currently Hospitalized 167

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 897

Deaths in the Past 24 hours 0

Total Cumulative Deaths 294

*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.

*As of 2020-05-19 at 7:00 a.m.

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

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