The Frontier is tracking confirmed cases of COVID-19 in an effort to inform people where the virus is spreading.

The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Oklahoma was announced on March 6. Gov. Kevin Stitt declared a state of emergency in all 77 counties over the virus on March 16. 

The Frontier will update this page as information becomes public from state health officials, which is typically around 11 a.m. daily. Hospitalization reports are released on weekday evenings.

Updated 5/4/2021

There have been 449,014 confirmed cases in the state. The state estimates 430,095 people had recovered* as of April 28.

Although deaths were reported on a certain day, the deaths might have occurred days or even weeks before it was recorded, according to the state health department. Oklahoma does not report fatalities by date of death.  

What parts of Oklahoma have the most cases?

How many Oklahomans have been vaccinated?

As of May 4, Oklahoma had administered 2,721,002 doses of the vaccine in the state: 1,536,721 people have gotten at least the first dose and 1,198,516 people or about 30.3% of the state’s population are fully vaccinated. Oklahoma is administering the two-dose Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, as well as the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Nearly 40% of Oklahoma adults are fully vaccinated, and 50.5% of adults have received at least one dose, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The vaccines are not yet approved for children under 16. People under 18 make up about 24% of Oklahoma’s population.

How many people are hospitalized, and how many have died?

On March 3, 2021, the Oklahoma State Department of Health started to change the way it reported COVID-19 deaths to better illustrate the pandemic’s toll.

The state now uses the Provisional Death Count used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is based on death certificates.

As of May 4, the state had 8,301 deaths.