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COVID-19 Update as of May 16, 2020

The Osage News is providing a weekly summary of COVID-19 data compiled by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

According to the OSDH, Oklahoma has a total of 5,237 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. This is an increase of 648 individuals in one week.

As of May 16, there were 180 individuals hospitalized and 288 individuals have died, which is an increase of 18 deaths in the past week.

The News has pulled data to reflect the situation of the virus spread within Osage County, its towns and surrounding cities frequented by Osage County residents, such as Tulsa, Ponca City and Bartlesville. 

Below is data from the latest OSDH COVID-19 Report as of May 16, 2020.

Confirmed active cases by City as of May 16, 2020
Tulsa – 78                    -39 cases in one week

Skiatook – 14              +3 cases in one week
Bartlesville – 12           -34 cases in one week
Ponca City – 5             no change
Cleveland – 2              -1 case in one week
Pawhuska – 2              no change
Owasso – 1                  -3 cases in one week
Sperry – 1                    no change
Barnsdall – 0               -1 case on one week
Hominy – 0                  no change
Fairfax – 0                   no change

Deaths by City as of May 16, 2020
Bartlesville – 28          +2 deaths in one week

Tulsa – 23                    +1 death in one week
Skiatook – 7                0 deaths in one week
Ponca City – 5             0 deaths in one week
Cleveland – 2              0 deaths in one week
Barnsdall – 2               0 deaths in one week
Owasso – 1                  0 deaths in one week
Sperry – 0
Pawhuska – 0
Hominy – 0
Fairfax – 0 

Recovered cases by City as of May 16, 2020
Tulsa – 438                  +105 recoveries in one week

Bartlesville – 209        +35 recoveries in one week
Ponca City – 37           +2 recoveries in one week
Skiatook – 36              +2 recoveries in one week
Owasso – 26               +5 recoveries in one week
Cleveland – 17            +1 recovery in one week
Pawhuska – 10            no new recoveries
Hominy – 7                  no new recoveries
Sperry – 6                    +1 recovery in one week
Barnsdall – 3               +1 recovery in one week

Oklahoma Total Cases by Race as of May 16, 2020
White alone – 67.18%

Unknown – 11.69%
Black or African American alone – 8.25%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone – 6.36%
Multiple Races/Other – 3.95%
Asian or Pacific Islander alone – 2.58%

Oklahoma Total Cases by Age Group
65+                  26.29%

18-35               24.02%
50-64               23.05%
36-49               22.02%
05-17               3.40%
00-04               1.15%
UNK                 0.08%

To view more data for the state of Oklahoma, visit: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/