State Health Department issues Wednesday COVID-19 update

State Health Department issues Wednesday COVID-19 update

-As of this advisory, there are 719 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Greer

County has been added to the list of counties now required to come into compliance with Governor

Kevin Stitt’s “Safer at Home” executive order that calls for non-essential businesses in counties

with COVID-19 cases to temporarily suspend services until April 16.

-There are an additional seven deaths:

-Three in Oklahoma County, a female in the 50- 64 age group and a male and female older than 65.

-One in Greer County, a female older than 65.

-One in Kay County, a male older than 65.

-One in Mayes County, a male in the 50-64 age group.

-One in Osage County, a male older than 65.

-There are 30 total deaths in the state.

-Drive-thru testing sites are open today:

-Woodward from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Woodward County Event Center.

-Altus from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Western Oklahoma State College.

-Comanche from 2 p.m – 4 p.m. at the Comanche County Memorial Hospital.

-REMINDER: Governor Stitt’s “Safer at Home” order includes the following guidelines for all 77

counties until April 30:

-No gatherings in groups larger than 10 people.

-People age 65 or older or those with a compromised immune system must shelter at home.

-On both statewide and municipal levels, individuals can still leave for essential errands such

as to grocery stores or pharmacies. Please call 2-1-1 or visit for resources

and information.

-For more information, visit


Positive (In-State) 719

Positive (Out-of-State) 2

Negative 1,248

Hospitalizations 219

Deaths 30


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