Thursday, March 26, 2020

Muskogee County now has 4 COVID-19 cases, 248 statewide


Yesterday morning, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported that there were 164 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide, with one individual testing positive in Muskogee County. As of some point yesterday, that total increased to four within the boundaries of Muskogee County.

This morning's report from the Health Department shows a new statewide total of 248 (84 new confirmed), with 4 in Muskogee County. 86 individuals with confirmed COVID-19 infections are currently hospitalized across the state.

Satellite testing sites are now operational in Kay and Pittsburg counties, where specimens were collected from 32 and 16 individuals, respectively. Those tests are now being performed by the Oklahoma Public Health Laboratory.

Since yesterday, there have been two additional deaths (both in Cleveland County), bringing the confirmed death toll statewide to 7.

Source: coronavirus.health.ok.gov/

For the latest up-to-date information from the Oklahoma State Department of Health regarding COVID-19, including statistics, what to do if you feel unwell, resources, and contact information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

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