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Two new COVID-19 cases for Kay County; 119 new cases statewide

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting two new positive cases of COVID-19 for Kay County as of Tuesday, putting Kay County’s overall total at 56 with four active cases.

Statewide, there are 119 new positive cases of COVID-19 documented for Tuesday as their are currently 1,093 active COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma. There have been 6,692 positive cases since testing began.

As for other local counties, Payne and Logan both have one new positive case of COVID-19. For active cases, Osage, Logan and Payne counties all have one, and Garfield County has two.

Five additional virus-related deaths were reported Tuesday, all of which happened between May 11 and May 30:

  • An Oklahoma County male in the 65 or older group.
  • Three females in Tulsa County, two in the 65 or older group and one in the 50-64 age group.
  • A Washington County female in the 65 or older age group.

The State Health Department reports that 88 Oklahomans have recovered from COVID-19 as the recovery total now stands at 5,599.

So far, 197,965 test results have been negative. Officials say that there have been 994 total hospitalizations, and 124 patients are currently hospitalized.