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In response to Oklahomans asking for additional testing and at the request of Governor Kevin Stitt, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), the University of Oklahoma (OU), and Oklahoma State University (OSU) are teaming up to offer drive-thru testing sites at university locations in the Tulsa metro area.
This partnership will greatly increase testing capacity in Tulsa while providing additional data to assist the state in responding to COVID-19 and minimizing its impact in Oklahoma.
- As of this advisory, there are 2,465 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
- There are five additional deaths; two of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 9 - April 15.
- Two in Delaware County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
- One in Tulsa County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
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.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has been working aggressively to establish four satellite testing locations in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kay, and Pittsburg counties.
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.
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