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Coronavirus Update 3/23

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Epidemiology

  • Case counts as of time of writing (08:19 AM CDT)
    • Global
      • March 23 351,608 total/15,361 deaths
        • Growth rates @ 18-29 days post 100th case
          • US 29% (day 20)
          • Spain 29% (day 21)
          • Germany 26% (day 22)
          • UK 23% (day 18)
          • Italy 20% (day 29)
      • March 20 254,682 total/10,442 deaths
      • March 12 129,185 total/4,749 deaths
    • US (end of day)
      • March 22 35,229 total/8330 new/472 deaths
      • March 19 14,334 total/4941 new/212 deaths (cum)
      • March 12 1321 total/267 new/41 deaths
    • US News
      • Furloughs and lay-offs beginning
      • $2 trillion Federal relief package being “worked on”
      • Multiple states implementing “stay at home” orders
      • March 22 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel at this time due to the global impact of COVID-19. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel without notice. 
      • New rapid diagnostic (Cepheid) approved. Runs on the popular Gene-Xpert system.
  • Oklahoma
    • March 22 (Close of day) 67 total/2nd death (mid-50’s male)
    • March 19 (Close of day) 44 total/1 death (mid-50’s male)
    • March 18 29 total
    • March 17 19 total
    • March 16 10 total
    • March 15 7 total
    • March 13 4 total/1st in OK county (60’s F travel to FL)
    • March 6 1st case (Tulsa) asymptomatic, returned from Italy (2/23) symptoms started (2/29)
    • News
      • Gov. Stitt filed an executive order on March 22 to allow the labs at Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma to perform COVID-19 testing

Reports from OSDH

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Positive (In-State)

67

Positive (Out-of-State)

2

Negative

669

PUIs Pending Results

102

Hospitalized

11

Deaths

2

COVID-19 Cases by Age Grouping

Age Group, Years

COVID-19 Cases*

00-04

2

05-17

0

18-49

31

50-64

21

65+

13

Total

67

Age Range

0-88 yrs

COVID-19 Cases by Gender

COVID-19 Cases by Gender

Female

33

Male

34 (2 deaths, age 50’s)

Total

67

COVID-19 Cases by County

County

COVID-19 Cases by County*

Canadian

2

Cleveland

13

Custer

1

Garvin

2

Grady

1

Jackson

1

Kay

4

Logan

1

McClain

1

Muskogee

1

Noble

1

Oklahoma

26

Pawnee

3

Payne

2

Tulsa

6

Washington

2

Total

67