OSDH: 88 More Oklahomans Test Positive For Coronavirus; 0 New Virus-Related Deaths Reported

Sunday, May 31st 2020, 11:13 am
By: News 9, News On 6


The Oklahoma State Health Department reported no new virus-related deaths and 88 new cases on Sunday.

A total of 6,506 Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 334 total virus-related deaths were reported, the state health department said on Sunday. 5,492 total Oklahomans have recovered from the virus.

Click here to view the state's COVID-19 data

On April 28, Gov. Kevin Stitt said anyone who wished to take a COVID-19 test could do so even if they are not presenting symptoms.

Related: Gov. Stitt Presents State's Coronavirus Figures To Show Oklahoma Is Ready To Reopen

On April 22, Stitt introduced his multi-phase plan for reopening the state beginning with plans to reopen personal care businesses on Friday by appointment only. 

Read more: Governor Stitt Releases 3-Phase Plan To Reopen Oklahoma 

Oklahoma City and Tulsa started reopening on Friday, May 1, after they allowed their shelter in place orders expire.

Stitt issued an executive order April 2 declaring a health emergency in all 77 Oklahoma counties.

More: Gov. Stitt Declares Health Emergency To Strengthen State's Coronavirus Response 

The state health department advises anyone with COVID-19 symptoms such as shortness of breath, fever or coughing to stay home and limit person-to-person engagement. 

Related: 41 More Oklahomans Test Positive For Coronavirus; 4 More Virus-Related Deaths Reported, OSDH Says

The state coronavirus hotline is open 24 hours and the number is 877-215-8336 or 211. For a list of coronavirus (COVID-19) links and resources, click here.