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Less than 500 new COVID-19 cases reported for Oklahoma on Monday

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 499 new COVID-19 cases statewide on Monday, Feb. 22. Oklahoma’s seen 419,853 COVID-19 cases overall as 15,053 cases are active. The number of active cases is 303 less than Sunday.

Twenty-two virus-related deaths were documented on Monday, putting Oklahoma’s death toll to 4,203. This includes a Kay County male from Ponca City, a Noble County female and a Washington County male that were all in the 65 or older age group.

Kay County saw one new COVID-19 case on Monday, putting the county’s stats to 5,049 COVID-19 cases, 74 deaths and 4,809 recoveries. There are currently 166 active cases in the county.

DATA FOR KAY COUNTY COMMUNITIES

Ponca City – 3,691 cases/42 deaths/3,544 recoveries

Blackwell – 640 cases/17 deaths/589 recoveries

Newkirk – 426 cases/3 death/402 recoveries

Tonkawa – 351 cases/14 deaths/331 recoveries

Kaw City – 62 cases/1 death/59 recoveries

Braman – 22 cases/0 deaths/21 recoveries

 

 

DATA FOR LOCAL COUNTIES IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA:

Payne County – 8,284 cases/46 deaths/8,012 recoveries

Garfield County – 7,525 cases/71 deaths/7,206 recoveries

Kay County – 5,049 cases/74 deaths/4,809 recoveries

Washington County – 4,686 cases/83 deaths/4,418 recoveries

Osage County – 4,427 cases/44 deaths/4,236 recoveries

Logan County – 3,872 cases/26 deaths/3,698 recoveries

Pawnee County – 1,691 cases/30 deaths/1,610 recoveries

Noble County – 1,337 cases/11 deaths/1,258 recoveries

Grant County – 531 cases/7 deaths/515 recoveries

 

OSDH is reporting more recoveries on Monday rather than new COVID-19 cases as there are 780 new recoveries, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 400,597. In order for a recovery to count, the recovered patient must not be deceased or hospitalized and it has been 14 days since their report.

There have been 681,466 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered in Oklahoma and that there are 204,069 completed series. The number of prime doses given is 477,397. There have also been 492,625 prime doses allocated and 400,925 boost doses allocated.

See complete COVID-19 data for Oklahoma by visiting coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

 

 

Starting today, the Oklahoma State Department of Health is starting to vaccinate the next high risk priority groups outlined in phase 2.

This includes:

  • Oklahomans under 65 with comorbidities.
  • Teachers and Staff in Pre-K-12 schools and educational settings.

Comorbid conditions outlined in the plan include but are not limited to hypertension, obesity, cardiovascular disease, Down syndrome, diabetes mellitus, chronic lung, liver or renal disease, cancers and those who are at high risk of mortality and severe morbidity resulting from a COVID infection.

The Kay County Health Department said in a recent Facebook update that they have chosen an overlapping approach to Oklahoma’s COVID vaccination plan. Though they’re moving forward with providing the vaccine to Pre-K-12 teachers and staff as well as Oklahomans with comorbidities, the vaccine is still available to those included in earlier phases, such as healthcare workers, people 65+ and LTC staff.

Please register on the portal at Vaccine.Oklahoma.gov to be notified when you eligible to book an appointment.

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan at https://oklahoma.gov/covid19/vaccine-information.html