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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and Commissioner of Health Gary Cox sent a letter Monday to remind Oklahoma’s private labs that the state earlier this month designated COVID-19 as a disease that is immediately reportable to OSDH.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
  • As of this advisory, there are 565 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. 
  • There are an additional six deaths:
    • Three in Oklahoma County, a male and female in the 50-64 age group and another male older than 65.
    • One in Canadian County, a male older than 65.
    • One in Muskogee County, a male older than 65.
Monday, March 30, 2020
  • As of this advisory, there are 481 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Beckham, Cotton and Love counties. These counties will now be required to come into compliance with Governor Kevin Stitt's "Safer at Home" executive order that calls for non-essential businesses in counties with COVID-19 cases to temporarily suspend services until April 16.
  • There is an additional death in Cleveland County: a male in the 50-64 age group.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
  • As of this advisory, there are 429 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Garfield, Rogers, Seminole and Texas counties. These counties will now be required to come into compliance with Governor Kevin Stitt's "Safer at Home" executive order that calls for non-essential businesses in counties with COVID-19 cases to temporarily suspend services until April 16.
  • There is an additional deaths in Oklahoma:
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    • As of this advisory, there are 377 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Le Flore and Nowata counties. These counties will now be required to come into compliance with Governor Kevin Stitt's "Safer at Home" executive order that calls for non-essential businesses in counties with COVID-19 cases to temporarily suspend services until April 16.
    • There are an additional seven deaths in Oklahoma:

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      Media Statements

      Thursday, March 26, 2020

      The Oklahoma State Department of Health would like to provide acknowledgement of community spread in our state. Community spread means that individuals who have no travel history or contact with someone with the disease have become infected with the virus.

      Wednesday, March 25, 2020

      The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has been working aggressively to establish four satellite testing locations in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kay, and Pittsburg counties.

      Tuesday, March 24, 2020

      The State is well positioned to increase access to COVID-19 testing and delivery of test results as long as national manufacturers and our federal partners can continue to assist with replenishing COVID-19 testing supplies.

      Tuesday, March 24, 2020

      In order to comply with State and Federal Privacy requirements of individuals affected by COVID-19 and other illnesses, the Oklahoma State Department of Health refrains from releasing the town/city of residence.The OSDH regularly updates the Oklahoma-specific COVID-19 website found at w