209 New COVID-19 Cases, No New Virus-Related Deaths Reported In Oklahoma


Sunday, July 19th 2020, 11:03 am
By: News 9, News On 6


209 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state since Saturday, according to daily numbers released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

A total of 25,265 Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19 and the total number of deaths is 451, the state health department said on Sunday.

There were no new virus-related deaths reported on Sunday.

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So far, 19,466 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus with 420 more cases considered recovered since Friday. Health officials said recovered means the patient is not hospitalized or deceased and it has been 14 days since the onset of symptoms or report.

Click here to view the state's COVID-19 data.

On Wednesday, July 15, Gov. Stitt said he had tested positive for COVID-19.

On Tuesday, June 30, Gov. Kevin Stitt wore a face mask and "strongly encouraged" Oklahomans to follow CDC guidelines pertaining to face masks.

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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.

Related: Gov. Stitt Presents State's Coronavirus Figures To Show Oklahoma Is Ready To Reopen

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. 

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The state coronavirus hotline is 877-215-8336 or 211. For a list of coronavirus (COVID-19) links and resources, click here.