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COVID-19 in Oklahoma: June 5, 2020

Michael Smith
msmith@ardmoreite.com

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, 7,003 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Oklahoma, with 5,867 recovered and 345 deaths. That is the result of 96 new confirmed cases, 86 new recoveries and one new death reported Friday.

Carter County has recorded a total 51 confirmed cases, one death and 34 recoveries. OSDH has also resumed daily release of data by city and zip code which shows 43 confirmed cases in Ardmore alone as of Friday.

OSDH Regional Director Mendy Spohn said all long-term care facilities in the nine-county region have been tested and a partnership with the Chickasaw Nation has expanded case investigation and contact tracing capabilities.

“We meet daily with the public health team to coordinate investigations and any follow up,” Spohn said in a Friday statement.