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COVID-19 in Oklahoma: May 20, 2020

Staff Writer
The Daily Ardmoreite

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As of this advisory, there are 5,532 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

There are five additional deaths. None of them occurred since May 19 and the others died between April 22 and May 18:

– two in Oklahoma County, both females in the 65 and older age group;

– two in Tulsa County, one male in the 65 and older age group and one female in the 65 and older age group;

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

There are 299 total deaths in the state.

Through a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma and The Caring Foundation, the Oklahoma State Department of Health is deploying Caring Vans providing free COVID-19 testing to underserved communities in Oklahoma City, increasing testing accessibility. A Caring Van will be at the Latino Community Development Agency Wednesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. COVID-19 testing is open to everyone 16 and older; people do not need to exhibit symptoms to be tested.

COVID-19 testing sites are open in multiple cities in Oklahoma as a result of a cross-county, city and state health system partnership.

For more information, visit https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases

5,532

*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date

138,458

*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date

145,218

**Currently Hospitalized

209

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations

905

Deaths in the Past 24 hours

0

Total Cumulative Deaths

299

*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.

SOURCE: Oklahoma State Department of Health