COVID-19 in Oklahoma: May 21, 2020

Staff Writer
The Daily Ardmoreite


As of this advisory, there are 5,680 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

There are five additional deaths. One of them occurred since May 20 and the others died between May 14 and May 19:

– three in Oklahoma County, one female in the 65 and older age group, one male in the 65 and older age group and one male in the 50-64 age group;

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

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

There are 304 total deaths in the state.

Through a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma and The Caring Foundation, the Oklahoma StateDepartment 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 ( 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.

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COVID-19 Okalhoma Test Results

Confirmed Positive Cases


*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date


*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date


**Currently Hospitalized


Total Cumulative Hospitalizations


Deaths in the Past 24 hours


Total Cumulative Deaths


*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