On Sunday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 78 new positive COVID cases, for a total of 5,310 positives; and Monday the agency is reporting 88 new positive COVID-19 cases, for a total of 5,398 positives.
There have been no new deaths in the state since Saturday. There have been a total of 288 deaths have been reported in the state.
Garvin County has had 15 reported positive cases with 13 recoveries and 1 death.
Of Monday’s new positive cases, 64 percent were in Texas County, where the agency is partnering with the CDC, businesses and the community on a robust testing and tracing strategy to contain and minimize further spread of COVID-19 throughout this region. More details on this effort can be read here.
Through a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma and The Caring Foundation, OSDH is deploying Caring Vans providing free COVID-19 testing to underserved communities in Oklahoma City, increasing testing accessibility. COVID-19 testing is open to everyone 16 and older; people do not need to exhibit symptoms to be tested. This week, a Caring Van will be at the Latino Community Development Agency, lcdaok.com. More information can be found here.
COVID-19 testing sites are open in multiple cities in Oklahoma as a result of a cross-county, city and state health system partnership. Visit https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/testing-sites for updated dates and locations.
For more information, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.