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Friday, March 27, 2020
  • As of this advisory, there are 322 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Caddo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Latimer and Pittsburg 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 was an additional death in Oklahoma, a male in his 70s in Creek County. There are eight total deaths in the state.
Thursday, March 26, 2020

In order to protect the health of the public and reduce the number of staff in the office, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will temporarily suspend lobby and mail application services for Vital Records until further notice. This includes the offices in Oklahoma City, McAlester and Tulsa.

During this time, a limited number of Vital Records staff will remain on site to fill online and phone requests.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
  • As of this advisory, there are 248 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Comanche, Craig, Lincoln, Okmulgee, Ottawa and Sequoyah counties.
  • There are an additional two deaths in Cleveland County, a female in her 90s and a male in his 60s. There are seven total deaths in the state.
  • As the state continues to work aggressively with public and private partners to increase testing supplies in Oklahoma, it is likely that the increase in confirmed cases is related to an increase in testing in the state.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
  • As of this advisory, there are 164 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties with cases include Adair, Bryan, Carter, Creek, Delaware, Osage, Pottawatomie and Stephens Counties.
  • There are an additional two deaths, both from Oklahoma County, one male in his 70s and one male in his 40s.
  • 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
  • As of this advisory, there are 106 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  • Governor Kevin Stitt will hold a press conference later today providing an update regarding the state's actions to combat COVID-19.
  • There has been one additional death reported in Cleveland County, a woman in her 60s, bringing the total of COVID-19 deaths in Oklahoma to three.

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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