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Over 7,000 new COVID-19 cases reported over the weekend by OSDH

The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 7,380 new COVID-19 cases since Friday. This includes 2,903 new cases Saturday, 2,588 on Sunday and 1,889 on Monday.


According to the situation report, Oklahoma’s seen 584,962 COVID-19 cases since early 2020 as 20,388 cases are active. The new cases 7 day average is 2,260 while the state’s CDC provisional death count is 9,566.


Data from Wednesday, September 8, shows that while there are 20,432 active cases across the state, 276 of those are in Kay County. So far, Kay County has seen 6,296 COVID-19 cases, 139 deaths and 5,881 recoveries. For active cases in surrounding counties, Garfield has 254, Osage has 337, Pawnee has 149, Noble has 118 and Grant has 37.


If you’re needing to get tested for COVID-19, the Kay County Health Department has COVID-19 testing available by appointment only at the Ponca City clinic on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Make an appointment by calling 580-762-1641. COVID-19 testing is NOT available at the Blackwell clinic.


Data for Kay County communities is posted below:


PONCA CITY – 4,565 COVID-19 cases/92 deaths/4,261 recoveries

BLACKWELL – 837 COVID-19 cases/30 deaths/785 recoveries

NEWKIRK – 529 COVID-19 cases/7 deaths/493 recoveries

TONKAWA – 440 COVID-19 cases/16 deaths/407 recoveries

KAW CITY – 79 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/74 recoveries

BRAMAN – 33 COVID-19 cases/1 death/27 recoveries


As for the COVID-19 vaccine, a total of 3,906,825 doses have been administered. This includes 2,144,418 Oklahomans receiving the first dose and 1,768,580 Oklahomans that are fully vaccinated.


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Third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are available at the Kay County Health Department. Click here to learn more.