MIAMI — There has been an additional death in Delaware County, according to the daily Oklahoma State Department of Health report.
The death was a male in the 65 and older age group.
There are 260 total deaths in the state and was one of seven listed in the latest report.
The others were
o One in Cleveland County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
o Two in Wagoner County, a female in the 65 and older age group and a female in the 50-64 age group.
o Three in Washington County, two males in the 65 and older age group and a female in the 50-64 age group.
Two of the deaths occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 20 and May 5.
There have been 4,330 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. That’s an additional 129 cases.
Delaware County now has had 92 cases and 15 deaths and there have been 34 cases and one death in Ottawa County. The report shows 13 cases in Craig County.
There have been 82,557 total confirmed negative specimens to date with 87,459 total cumulative specimens.
That total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals.
There currently are 223 who are currently hospitalized with a total of 805 total cumulative hospitalizations.
The number of current hospitalizations is a combination of hospitalized positive cases and hospitalized persons under investigation, as reported by hospitals at the time of the report.
The OSDH says the data reflect a change in calculation and should not be compared to prior data.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced Thursday an upgrade to its COVID-19 data dashboard that now allows the public to view the historical number of active and recovered COVID-19 cases by county as well as the historical number of COVID-19 related deaths by county.
This data set is now also available for download at coronavirus.health.ok.gov.
Of the more than 80 COVID-19 testing sites, the state has collected over 3,700 specimens a day, on average, this week.
If you are unable to contact your medical provider or local health department, call 2-1-1 to reach the 24/7 COVID-19 call center.
Local test sites include the Ottawa County Health Department, 1930 North Elm (918-540-2481), Craig County Health Department, 115 East Delaware in Vinita (918-256-7531) and Delaware County Health Department, S. 9th Street, Jay (918-253-4511).
To learn more about COVID-19, call the COVID-19 call center at 877-215-8336 or 2-1-1 or visit https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/