State Confirms 3 New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases In Oklahoma; Private Lab Confirms Additional Case

Sunday, March 15th 2020, 12:36 pm
By: News 9

Four new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) were confirmed to be in Oklahoma, according to officials.

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health Cleveland, Payne and Tulsa Counties have confirmed one new case each. 

In a video posted to Facebook, Governor Kevin Stitt said an additional case was confirmed in a private lab in Kay County. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma to eight.

Here is the county-by-county list of cases: three confirmed in Tulsa County and a positive case in Cleveland, Jackson, Kay, Oklahoma and Payne counties. 

In terms of ages, three of the cases are people between 18-49. Three are people between 50-64 years old and one is a person older than 65.

Five of the cases are female. Three are male.

The age of the eighth COVID-19 positive test has not been disclosed. 

Moving forward, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is no longer confirming presumptive positive cases - only positive cases.

The COVID-19 hotline is open Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. The number is 1-877-215-8336.