Health

COVID-19 Update as of June 6, 2020

Photo caption: Image by Oklahoma State Department of Health 

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 7,059 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. This is an increase of 641 individuals in one week.

As of June 6, there are 158 individuals hospitalized and 347 individuals have died, which is an increase of 13 deaths in the state this past week.

The News has pulled data to reflect the situation of the virus spread within Osage County. Osage County has a total of 8 deaths since March and a total of 86 recoveries. 

According to the OSDH’s weekly epidemiology and surveillance report for the week of May 29-June 4, 2020, the average age of cases was 48 years, the average age of individuals who dies was 75 years.

Comorbidities among the deceased cases show that 257, over half, of the individuals who have died in the state from COVID-19 had at least one chronic condition of heart or circulatory disease (196 individuals), diabetes (130 individuals), lung failure (70 individuals) or liver failure (13 individuals).  

According to the report, Oklahoma ranks 39th in the country for total number of reported COVID-19 cases. Oklahoma ranks 35th in the country for total number of reported deaths due to COVID-19. Oklahoma ranks 36th in cumulative death percent of reported COVID-19 cases in the country.

The OSDH website is currently experiencing technical difficulties with its weekly update and the data for deaths, recoveries and percentages by race was not accessible as of June 6.

Confirmed active cases by City as of June 6, 2020
Tulsa – 128                  +16 cases in one week

Bartlesville – 15           +15 cases in one week
Owasso – 4                  no change
Hominy – 6                  +4 case in one week
Ponca City – 4             +2 case in one week
Sperry – 0                    -2 cases in one week
Skiatook – 1                +1 case in one week
Pawhuska –  0             no change
Cleveland – 1              +1 case in one week
Barnsdall – 0               no change
Fairfax – 0                   no change

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