Oklahoma Approaches 500 Reported Cases of COVID-19, 17 Now Dead

Mar 30, 2020

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma is up to 481 cases of COVID-19, according to numbers reported Monday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

People in 47 counties have now tested positive for the coronavirus that causes the illness. A Cleveland County man between 50 and 64 has died, bringing the state's total number of deaths to 17 since the first one was reported March 19.

Since the season started in September, 75 people have died of the flu.

A total of 153 people have now been hospitalized for COVID-19.

Oklahoma County continues to lead the state in reported cases with 134, more than double Tulsa County's 65, which is second most in the state.