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OSDH reporting 1,738 COVID-19 cases and nine deaths over the weekend

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,738 new positive COVID-19 cases over the weekend for Oklahoma. There have been 38,225 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, and 7,405 cases are active as of Sunday, August 2.

Kay County is reporting seven new COVID-19 cases since Friday, putting the county’s total to 214 cases, 10 deaths and 169 recoveries. Out of the cases that are active, 32 are in Ponca City, two in both Blackwell and Newkirk and one in both Kaw City and Tonkawa.

For new cases in surrounding counties since Friday, Garfield County saw the most with 41, Payne County has 25, Logan County with 21, Osage County has 20, Washington County with 15, Pawnee County has seven, Noble County with three and Grant County with two. You can see a list of data for local counties at the bottom of the article.

Since Friday, OSDH has reported nine virus-related deaths. Information has not been released on the one victim reported for Sunday.

OSDH is also reporting that 1,633 individuals have recovered from the virus over the weekend, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total at 30,820. 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.

Health officials report that as of Friday, there have been 589,091 negative test results overall. Officials also report that there have been 3,161 total hospitalizations, and 628 patients are currently hospitalized.

 

DATA FOR LOCAL COUNTIES

Payne County – 663 cases/3 deaths/584 recoveries
Washington County – 571 cases/39 deaths/493 recoveries
Osage County – 366 cases/11 deaths/309 recoveries
Garfield County – 365 cases/4 death/266 recoveries
Kay County – 214 cases/10 deaths/169 recoveries
Logan County – 185 cases/1 death/149 recoveries
Pawnee County – 120 cases/3 deaths/101 recoveries
Noble County – 77 cases/2 deaths/66 recoveries
Grant County – 11 cases/no deaths/7 recoveries