56 More Oklahomans Test Positive For COVID-19; 2 More Virus-Related Deaths Reported By OSDH


Saturday, June 6th 2020, 11:04 am
By: News 9, News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY -

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported two more virus-related deaths were reported and 56 more positive COVID-19 (coronavirus) tests since Friday.


The new results bring the state's total number of positive cases to 7,059 Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19 and total virus-related deaths. 5,947 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 health officials and Stitt said the coronavirus data was trending downward and was safe to proceed to phase 3 of the reopening plan on June 1.

More: Oklahoma To Begin Phase 3 Of 'Open Up & Recover Safely' Plan

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: OSDH: 113 More Oklahomans Test Positive For Coronavirus, 2 More Virus-Related Deaths Reported

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.