MIAMI — There were only 24 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 since Sunday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The Monday, May 11 report shows 4,613 total cases in the state.
With one additional positive case, Delaware County now has 93 positive cases with 16 deaths.
The total in Ottawa County remains at 34 and 13 in Craig County.
Seventy-one of Oklahoma’s 77 counties report at least one positive case.
Nationwide, there have been 1,328,020 positive cases and 79,335 deaths.
Worldwide, the total is 4,137,591 positives, 283,526 deaths and 1,424,230 recoveries.
There have been two additional deaths; one of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the other died on May 9.
o One in Texas County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
o One in Washington County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
The OSDH reports there now are 274 total deaths in the state.
As a result of OSDH’s partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, the Caring Vans were launched to provide free COVID-19 testing to underserved areas in Okla. City. Caring Van teams were able to test more than 500 people over the weekend.
Additional locations will be announced.
Regional COVID-19 testing sites are open in multiple cities in Oklahoma as a result of a cross-country, city and state health system partnership.
COVID-19 testing is open to everyone; people no longer need to exhibit symptoms to be tested for COVID-19.
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/