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The Oklahoma State Department of Health follows guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19 04/01/2020

Wednesday, April 01, 2020
  • Editors Note: This version has amended changes to drive-thru testing sites.

    • As of this advisory, there are 719 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Greer County has been added to the list of counties now required to come into compliance with Governor Kevin Stitt's "Safer at Home" executive order that calls for non-essential businesses in counties with COVID-19 cases to temporarily suspend services until April 16.
    • There are an additional seven deaths:
      • Three in Oklahoma County, a female in the 50-64 age group and a male and female older than 65.
      • One in Greer County, a female older than 65.
      • One in Kay County, a male older than 65.
      • One in Mayes County, a male in the 50-64 age group.
      • One in Osage County, a male older than 65.
    • There are 30 total deaths in the state.
    • Drive-thru testing sites (no appointment necessary) open today, Thursday and Friday:
      • Woodward from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Woodward County Event Center.
      • Altus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Western Oklahoma State College. 
      • Lawton from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Urgent Care Clinic, 3811 W. Gore.
    • Criteria for testing at drive-thru testing sites:
      •  Must be 18 or older 
      •  Only one specimen per household
      • Have not had close contact (within 6 ft.) of someone who has tested positive in past 14 days 
      • Currently experiencing fever (>100.4 degrees F) AND cough or shortness of breath.
    • Testing is also available at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a physician referral and by appointment only. 
    • REMINDER: Governor Stitt’s “Safer at Home” order includes the following guidelines for all 77 counties until April 30:
      • No gatherings in groups larger than 10 people.
      • People age 65 or older or those with a compromised immune system must shelter at home.
      • On both statewide and municipal levels, individuals can still leave for essential errands such as to grocery stores or pharmacies. Please call 2-1-1 or visit covidresources.ok.gov for resources and information.
    • For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State)

719

Positive (Out-of-State)

2

Negative*

1248

Hospitalizations

219

Deaths

30

*Negative testing results are only from the State Public Health Laboratory and do not include private laboratory negative results.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2020-04-01 at 7:00 a.m.


Detailed case statistics are now being published on the website only. Click here for more information.

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Last Modified on Dec 04, 2020
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