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Oklahoma sees over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for Tuesday, death toll rises by 29

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 2,210 new positive COVID-19 cases for Tuesday, January 12. Oklahoma’s seen 337,457 COVID-19 cases overall as 40,024 cases are active.

A total of 29 virus-related deaths were documented on Tuesday to put Oklahoma’s death toll to 2,804. This includes one each for Garfield and Osage counties where both were females in the 65 or older age group.

Kay County saw an increase on Tuesday with 24 new COVID-19 cases, putting the county at 3,927 cases, 44 deaths and 3,362 recoveries. Data for Kay County communities is posted below:

DATA FOR KAY COUNTY COMMUNITIES

Ponca City – 2,926 cases/26 deaths/2,493 recoveries

Blackwell – 463 cases/8 deaths/393 recoveries

Newkirk – 333 cases/2 death/283 recoveries

Tonkawa – 260 cases/8 deaths/227 recoveries

Kaw City – 52 cases/1 death/44 recoveries

Braman – 17 cases/0 deaths/16 recoveries

 

As for new COVID-19 cases in local counties, there are 46 for Washington, 45 for Payne, 25 for Garfield, 22 for Osage, 19 for Logan, 10 for Pawnee, nine for Noble and three for Grant. Data for local counties is posted below:

DATA FOR LOCAL COUNTIES IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA:

Payne County – 6,907 cases/33 deaths/6,176 recoveries

Garfield County – 6,083 cases/47 deaths/5,488 recoveries

Kay County – 3,927 cases/44 deaths/3,362 recoveries

Washington County – 3,644 cases/66 deaths/3,143 recoveries

Osage County – 3,524 cases/32 deaths/3,054 recoveries

Logan County – 3,105 cases/15 deaths/2,687 recoveries

Pawnee County – 1,262 cases/16 deaths/1,064 recoveries

Noble County – 1,111 cases/7 deaths/982 recoveries

Grant County – 439 cases/5 deaths/393 recoveries

 

OSDH also reported 5,320 new recoveries for Tuesday, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 294,629. 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.

Tuesday’s report shows there have been 99,373 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered in Oklahoma and that there are 4,672 completed series.

Health officials report that as of Tuesday, there have been 2,526,623 total negative test results, 18,952 hospitalizations and 1,902 people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19. There are 471 patients in ICU.

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