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COVID-19 in Oklahoma: May 6, 2020

Staff Writer
The Daily Ardmoreite

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As of this advisory, there are 4,201 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

There are six additional deaths. One of them occurred since May 5 and the others died between May 2 and May 4:

– four in Oklahoma County, three females in the 65 and older age group and a male in the 50-64 age group;

– one in Cleveland County, a female in the 65 and older age group;

– one in Creek County, a female in the 65 and older age group.

There are 253 total deaths in the state.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health would like to mark National Nurses Day by thanking all the hard-working nurses for their continued dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We greatly appreciate all that you, as critically important health professionals, do to keep Oklahomans healthy,” said Health Commissioner Gary Cox. “Especially during this pandemic, you provide unwavering care for us at all hours and often behind the scenes. National Nurses Day is a great opportunity to raise awareness of your important role.”

A list of COVID-19 testing sites in the state and more information can be found online at https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases

4,201

*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date

78,689

*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date

83,401

**Currently Hospitalized

230

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations

784

Deaths in the Past 24 hours

1

Total Cumulative Deaths

253

*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals.

**This number is a combination of hospitalized positive cases and hospitalized persons under investigation, as reported by hospitals at the time of the report. The data reflect a change in calculation and should not be compared to prior data.

Oklahoma State Department of Health