Latest COVID 19 numbers from Oklahoma, Texas
As of Friday, there were 2,465 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.
Here are our Southern Oklahoma county confirmed COVID-19 case counts from Friday:
There are five additional deaths; two of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 9-April 15.
• Two in Delaware County, both females in the 65 and older age group.
• One in Tulsa County, a male in the 65 and older age group.
• One in Creek County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
• One in Greer County, a female in the 65 and older age group.
There are 136 total deaths in the state
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), in partnership with Google and Looker, will release the COVID Symptom Tracker and accompanying dashboard that provides additional transparency on community spread in the state.
OSDH continues to work with hospitals to prepare for a surge to the medical system in the coming weeks.
For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.
Confirmed Positive Cases: 2,465 (7.3% infection rate)
*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens: 31,155
*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date: 33,545
Total Cumulative Hospitalizations: 541 (22% hospitalization rate)
Deaths: 136 (5.6% death rate)
In Texas as of Wednesday, there were 17,371 confirmed (916 new) COVID-19 cases reported statewide and 428 (35 new) deaths. That's a death rate of 2.4%. Harris (4,306) and Dallas (2,066) counties are reporting the most cases. There are currently 1,522 (63 new) lab confirmed COVID-19 patients in Texas hospitals. State health officials estimate 4,190 patients have recovered from COVID-19.
169,536 tests have been performed across the state, with approximately 10% testing positive for COVID-19.
Locally, there are now 19 confirmed cases in Grayson County, 7 in Lamar County, 8 in Fannin County, and 4 in Cooke County.
Positive COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed in 192 of Texas' 254 counties.