The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,249 new positive COVID-19 cases for Friday, Sept. 18. Oklahoma has seen an overall total of 74,567 COVID-19 cases as 10,493 cases are active.
Nine additional virus-related deaths were reported Friday to put Oklahoma’s death toll to 939. One of those deaths being a Payne County male in the 65 or older age group. Payne County also saw 38 new COVID-19 cases. Payne County has the fourth highest count of COVID-19 cases in an Oklahoma County as they have 1,966 cases, 6 deaths and 1,563 recoveries. A majority of the COVID-19 cases in Payne County have been in the Stillwater area which ranks seventh in the state for most COVID-19 cases in a community.
Latest data for Friday shows nine new COVID-19 cases for Kay County, putting the overall stats to 482 cases, 13 deaths and 352 recoveries. As for active cases in the county, there are 83 for Ponca City, 23 for Newkirk, five for Blackwell, three for Tonkawa and one for Kaw City.
For new cases in other local counties, there are 36 for Garfield County, 11 foor Osage County, nine for Logan County and three for Washington County.
DATA FOR LOCAL COUNTIES
Payne County – 1,966 cases/5 deaths/1,563 recoveries
Garfield County – 1,438 cases/18 deaths/1,131 recoveries
Washington County – 942 cases/40 deaths/842 recoveries
Osage County – 766 cases/13 deaths/688 recoveries
Kay County – 482 cases/13 deaths/352 recoveries
Logan County – 387 cases/1 death/328 recoveries
Pawnee County – 237 cases/3 deaths/222 recoveries
Noble County – 139 cases/2 deaths/116 recoveries
Grant County – 37 cases/no deaths/30 recoveries
OSDH is reporting 1,021 new recoveries for Friday, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 63,135. 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.
Officials report that as of Friday, 979,650 test results have returned negative. There have been 5,755 total hospitalizations as 516 people are currently hospitalized.
You can check out the latest COVID-19 data and graphs for Oklahoma when you visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.
If you wish to get tested for COVID-19, you can schedule an appointment with local offices listed below.
Garfield County Health Department
2501 S. Mercer, Enid, OK
Grant County Health Department
115 North Main, Medford, OK
Kay County Health Department
433 Fairview Ave., Ponca City, OK
Logan County Health Department
215 Fairgrounds Rd., Suite A, Guthrie, OK
Noble County Health Department
300 Fir St., Perry, OK
Osage County Health Department
1115 SE 15th St., Pawhuska, OK
Pawnee County Health Department
639 Seventh St., Pawnee, OK
Contact: (918) 762-3643
1390 West Cherokee, Cleveland, OK
Contact: (918) 358-2546
Payne County Health Department
1321 West 7th, Stillwater, OK
Contact: (405) 372-8200
1026 N. Linwood, Cushing, OK
Contact: (918) 225-3377
Washington County Health Department
5121 S.E. Jacquelyn Lane, Bartlesville, OK
Contact: (918) 335-3005