- As of this advisory, there are 67 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
- An additional person has passed away due to COVID-19, a male in his 50s from Pawnee County. This brings the total number of fatalities to two.
- Results continue to arrive from the public-private partnership with Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma (DLO), who have received more than 300 tests for the state.
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- As of this advisory, there are 53 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Results are beginning to come in from the public-private partnership with Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma (DLO), who took on an additional 300 tests for the state.
- Last night, the U.S. Small Business Administration approved the State of Oklahoma's request for disaster loans for small businesses across all 77 counties who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
- As of this advisory, there are 49 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
- The State of Oklahoma has established a partnership with Diagnostic Labs of Oklahoma (DLO) that will allow for increased testing capacity. Yesterday, 300 testing kits were sent to DLO’s facility in Dallas for completion. More details will be announced today via press release on this new public-private partnership.
- OSDH, in partnership with the Governor’s office, will release hospital data pursuant to Executive Order 2020-07 issued on Sunday, March 15 later today.
For Release: March 20, 2020 – Jamie Dukes, Office of Communications (405) 271-5601
In response to the rapidly evolving response to COVID-19 in our state, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is actively increasing capacity around the state to meet local needs. A significant part of this effort is ensuring the talent and support that exists is being accurately utilized in priority areas.