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Friday, July 17, 2020
  • Interim Commissioner Lance Frye announced the new COVID-19 alert system on July 9. This 4-color, county-by-county alert system was built using the White House’s methodology model for new cases per 100,000 population, and it adds an additional color criteria with the “orange” risk category.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
  • Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt announced yesterday that he has tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Governor Stitt sought out a test after feeling fatigued and had not developed common symptoms, such as fever or shortness of breath. He continues to feel good and is following CDC guidelines by quarantining. In Wednesday’s press conference, interim Commissioner Lance Frye said based on the Governor’s symptoms and timing of his test, the Governor became contagious no earlier than Saturday.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
  • As of this advisory, there are 22,813 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. 
  • There are four additional deaths; none occurred in the past 24 hours.
    • One in Creek County, one male in the 65 or older age group. 
    • One in Kay County, one male in the 65 or older age group.   
    • One in Oklahoma County, one male in the 65 or older age group. 
    • One in Tulsa County, one female in the 65 or older age group. 
  • There are 432 total deaths in the state.
  • Vital Records will open its doors today to provide limited in-person services
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
  • As of this advisory, there are 21,738 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. 
  • There are four additional deaths; none occurred in the past 24 hours.
    • One in McCurtain County, male in the 65 or older age group.   
    • One in Oklahoma County, female in the 65 or older age group. 
    • Two in Tulsa County, one female in the 18 - 35 age group and one male in the 50 - 64 age group. 
  • There are 428 total deaths in the state.
  • Vital Records will open its doors to provide limited in-person services by appointment only starting July 15
Monday, July 13, 2020
  • OSDH is saddened to report Oklahoma’s first COVID-19 related pediatric death. The OSDH mourns with the family for their tragic loss of a child.

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