In Another New Record High, Tulsa County Posts 89 New COVID-19 Cases, Moves to No. 1 in the State

Jun 15, 2020

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tulsa County recorded 89 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, pushing its total to 1,653 reported infections, most in the state.

Oklahoma County has the second-highest number of cases, 1,643.

Monday marked Tulsa County's fourth new one-day record for COVID-19 cases in a week. The county's six largest single-day jumps have all come in the past seven days.

Of Tulsa County's 1,653 reported cases, 532 are active. The number of active cases is up 16% from Sunday.

In Tulsa County, 62 people have died. There are 1,059 patients considered to have recovered from COVID-19, meaning they did not die, are not currently hospitalized and it has been at least 14 days since their symptoms began. Symptoms, however, have been known to linger for several weeks.

Statewide, 186 new cases, 50 recoveries and no deaths were reported Monday. Oklahoma's total number of cases climbed to 8,417. Active infections stand at 1,430, and 359 people have died.

State and local health officials urge people to physically distance, wear a mask, wash hands often, and adhere to instructions to quarantine and isolate.