OSDH: COVID-19 lively instances rise in Pittsburg County – Mcalester Information Capital


The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 177 active cases of COVID-19 in Pittsburg County Oct. 19. More information from OSDH can be found in the story.

Total statewide cumulative positive cases: 108,073

92,367 assumed recoveries statewide*

Total active cases statewide: 14,533

Total statewide deaths: 1,173

Total cumulative cases in Pittsburg County: 1,184

Total assumed recoveries in Pittsburg County: 987*

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

Total deaths in Pittsburg County: 20

Active Pittsburg County cases: 177 (79 inmates and two staff members at Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, zero at Oklahoma State Penitentiary as of 10/16; two at long-term care facilities as of 10/16)

Pittsburg County Risk Phase: Orange

This Moderate (Orange) risk phase means many COVID-19 positive cases are present in the community with undetected cases likely. The risk of infection is heightened by community spread, and robust testing and containment measures are recommended to mitigate further spread.

Guidelines for the moderate risk can be found here.



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


As of this advisory, there are 108,073 cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

There are two additional deaths identified to report. No deaths were identified in the past 24 hours.

One in Tillman County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

One in Tulsa County, one male in the 65 or older age group.

There are 1,173 total deaths in the state.

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COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

Cases 108,073

*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date (As of Oct 16) 1,327,532

*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date (As of Oct 16) 1,448,159

**Currently Hospitalized (As of Oct 16) 792

Total Cumulative Hospitalizations 7,815

Identified Deaths in the Past 24 hours 0

Total Cumulative Deaths 1,173

*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals.

**This number is a combination of hospitalized positive cases and hospitalized persons under investigation, as reported by hospitals at the time of the report. The data reflect a change in calculation and should not be compared to prior data.

***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 2020-10-19 at 7:00 a.m.



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