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July 30, COVID-19 Situation Update

This article was archived on 8/5/2020

Situation Update

To date, the Tulsa Health Department (THD) has confirmed 8,636 positive COVID-19 cases in Tulsa County. 7,127 residents have recovered and 98 have died. Test results are updated daily at www.tulsa-health.org/COVID19.  For the most up-to-date news, information and business resources in Tulsa, visit www.cityoftulsa.org/COVID-19

Tulsa County COVID-19 Updates

The City of Tulsa continues to operate under a Civil Emergency, with a mask ordinance in effect. For a list of exemptions to the ordinance, mask FAQs and additional business resources, such as flyers and social graphics, visit www.cityoftulsa.org/masks.

According to THD, the 18-35 age group continues to be the group with the most positive COVID-19 cases in Tulsa County, representing 39 percent of all cases. More than half of all cases in Tulsa County are people 35 years and younger.

Please continue to wear a mask, watch your distance and wash your hands.

Testing Sites

The previous testing site at the Tulsa Expo Square has been moved to North Regional Health and Wellness Center, 5635 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Additionally, THD has added another testing site in south Tulsa at 8414 E. 101st St. S. Appointments can be made by calling THD’s COVID-19 call center at (918) 582-9355. For an additional list of COVID-19 testing sites in Tulsa County, visit www.cityoftulsa.org/COVID19.

City of Tulsa Operational Updates

The City of Tulsa continues to take precautions to protect its employees so they can provide essential services. The City’s non-sworn employee quarantine numbers are down from a week ago. Additionally, at the direction of Chief Michael Baker, Tulsa Fire has also been able to significantly decrease its number of firefighters on quarantine through improved contact tracing and symptom tracking efforts.

City employees continue to report to work under mask, social distancing and temperature check protocols. Virtual meetings are now the norm, and the Tulsa City Council continues to meet virtually. Additionally, many board meetings remain virtual.

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