Two new virus-related deaths were reported on Monday while 53 more Oklahomans tested positive for coronavirus since Sunday's report, according to daily numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
A total of 6,090 Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19 and 313 total virus-related deaths were reported, the state health department said Monday. 26 more Oklahomans were reported to have recovered from the virus bringing the statewide total to 4,714.
On April 28, Gov. Kevin Stitt said anyone who wished to take a COVID-19 test could do so even if they are not presenting symptoms.
On April 22, Stitt introduced his multi-phase plan for reopening the state beginning with plans to reopen personal care businesses on Friday by appointment only.
Oklahoma City and Tulsa started reopening on Friday, May 1, after they allowed their shelter in place orders expire.
Stitt issued an executive order April 2 declaring a health emergency in all 77 Oklahoma counties.
The state health department advises anyone with COVID-19 symptoms such as shortness of breath, fever or coughing to stay home and limit person-to-person engagement.
The state coronavirus hotline is open 24 hours and the number is 877-215-8336 or 211. For a list of coronavirus (COVID-19) links and resources, click here.