OSDH: 133 lively COVID-19 instances in Pittsburg County | Covid-19 – Mcalester Information Capital


The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 133 active COVID-19 cases in Pittsburg County on March 5. More information from OSDH can be found in the story.

Total statewide cumulative positive cases: 427,558

410,778 assumed recoveries statewide*

Total active cases statewide: 12,246

Total OSDH statewide deaths: 4,534 CDC/NCHS: 7,202

Total cumulative cases in Pittsburg County: 4,446

Total assumed recoveries in Pittsburg County: 4,274*

*Recovered: currently not hospitalized or deceased and 14 days after onset/report. Recoveries calculated beginning on 4/6/2020.

Total deaths in Pittsburg County: 39

Active Pittsburg County cases: 133 (1 inmate at Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, 16 at Oklahoma State Penitentiary as of 3/4; 7 at long-term care facilities as of 2/25)

Pittsburg County Risk Phase: Yellow

This Low (Yellow) risk phase means COVID-19 positive cases are present in the community at an increased level, and the risk of infection is elevated. Viral testing and containment measures are able to identify most cases from a known source.

Guidelines for the low risk can be found here.



Additional data is available for review in the Executive Order Report, and the Weekly Epidemiology and Surveillance Report.


This week, 28 Oklahoma counties are in the “orange” risk level, 47 are in the “yellow” risk level, and two are in the “green” risk level for the COVID-19 Risk Level System. OSDH continues to monitor closely the statewide hospitalization trends for COVID-19.

The COVID-19 Risk Level System will be updated every Friday in the Situation Update at 11:00 a.m. This week’s map can be seen in this update below the test results chart.

As OSDH continues to meet with stakeholders across the state, the COVID-19 Alert Map is subject to further revisions as science and public health guidance advances with the ongoing pandemic.

As of this advisory, there are 427,558 cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

648 is today’s 7-day rolling average for the number of new cases reported.

Today’s Provisional Death Count (CDC/NCHS): 7,202

Additional hospitalization data can be found in the Hospital Tiers report, published evenings Monday through Friday.

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COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Cases 427,558

*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 3,135,060

*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 3,536,729

Acute Care OSDH Licensed Facility Hospitalizations 366

Other Types of Facilities Hospitalizations 30

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 24,156

Provisional Death Count (CDC/NCHS) 7,202

*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. As a result, counts are subject to change. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals.

***The purpose of publishing aggregated statistical COVID-19 data through the OSDH Dashboard, the Executive Order Report, and the Weekly Epidemiology and Surveillance Report is to support the needs of the general public in receiving important and necessary information regarding the state of the health and safety of the citizens of Oklahoma. These resources may be used only for statistical purposes and may not be used in any way that would determine the identity of any reported cases.

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.

*As of 2021-03-05 at 7:00 a.m.



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