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747 new positive COVID-19 cases for Oklahoma on Friday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 747 new positive COVID-19 cases for Friday, July 31. Oklahoma has seen 36,487 cases since the start of the pandemic, and 7,300 cases are active.

Kay County saw a slight increase with two new cases Friday. Kay County has now seen 207 cases overall, 10 deaths and 157 recoveries. Out of the 40 active cases in the county, 36 are in Ponca City, three in Blackwell, two in Kaw City and one each for Tonkawa and Newkirk.

Five additional virus-related deaths were reported Friday. None of which were in local counties. Oklahoma’s death toll is now at 541.

While over 700 new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday, OSDH reported more recoveries as 776 individuals have recovered from the virus. Oklahoma has seen 29,187 recoveries.  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.




Payne County – 638 cases/3 deaths/569 recoveries
Washington County – 556 cases/39 deaths/479 recoveries
Osage County – 346 cases/11 deaths/289 recoveries
Garfield County – 324 cases/4 death/238 recoveries
Kay County – 207 cases/10 deaths/157 recoveries
Logan County – 164 cases/1 death/138 recoveries
Pawnee County – 113 cases/3 deaths/96 recoveries
Noble County – 74 cases/2 deaths/62 recoveries
Grant County – 9 cases/no deaths/7 recoveries