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SITUATION UPDATE: COVID-19 05/18/2021

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
  • As of this advisory, there are 451,349 (71 new today) cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
  • 136 is today's 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported.
  • Today's Provisional Death Count (CDC/NCHS): 8,380
  • Additional hospitalization data can be found in the Hospital Tiers report.
  • Register online to receive a notification when you're eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at vaccinate.oklahoma.gov, or locate other vaccine opportunities at vaccinefinder.org.
  • For more information, visit https://oklahoma.gov/covid19.html.
COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results
COVID Cases 451,349
New Cases 71
New Cases 7 day Average 136
Active Cases  1,261
Provisional Death Count (CDC/NHS) 8,380
Acute Care OSDH Licensed 
Facilities/Location*

Recent 3 day Ave. Hospitalizations
Cases (ICU)
Region 1 (NW) 3 (1)
Region 2 (NE) 2 (0)
Region 3 (SW) 9 (1)
Region 4 (EC) 4 (0)
Region 5 (SE) 2 (0)
Region 6 (Central) 7 (2)
Region 7 (Tulsa) 36 (11)
Region 8 (OKC) 48 (13)
Total 111 (28)
Other Types of Facilities
Focus Facilities 6 (1)
Rehabilitation Facilities 0 (0)
Tribal Facilities 1 (0)
Other Facilities Total 7 (1)

*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals.

***The purpose of publishing aggregated statistical COVID-19 data through the OSDH Dashboard, the Executive Order Report, and the Weekly Epidemiology and Surveillance Report is to support the needs of the general public in receiving important and necessary information regarding the state of the health and safety of the citizens of Oklahoma. These resources may be used only for statistical purposes and may not be used in any way that would determine the identity of any reported cases.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.
*As of 2021-05-18 at 7:00 a.m.


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