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876 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths and 1,136 new recoveries reported by OSDH Wednesday

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 876 new positive COVID-19 cases for Wednesday, Sept. 9. In addition, Oklahoma has now seen a total of 65,929 COVID-19 cases as 9,661 of those cases remain active.

Kay County saw nine new COVID-19 cases, putting the county’s stats to 383 cases, 12 deaths and 286 recoveries. As for active cases in the county, there are 65 in Ponca City, seven in Blackwell, four in Tonkawa and three in Newkirk. Kaw City has no active cases.

As for new cases in local counties, there are 38 in Payne County where Stillwater remains seventh in the state for most COVID-19 cases, there are also 22 for Garfield County, 12 for Logan County, eight for Osage County, two for Washington County and one for Noble County.

Nine new virus-related deaths were reported Wednesday, putting Oklahoma’s death toll to 863. None of the new deaths occurred in local counties.

The number of recoveries took a significant jump on Wednesday as OSDH is reporting 1,136 new recoveries statewide. This puts Oklahoma’s recovery total to 55,405. 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.

Officials also report that as of Wednesday, 887,607 test results have returned negative. There have been 5,253 total hospitalizations as 462 people are currently hospitalized.

You can check out the latest COVID-19 data for Oklahoma when you visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

DATA FOR LOCAL COUNTIES

Payne County – 1,595 cases/5 deaths/1,085 recoveries

Garfield County – 1,206 cases/14 deaths/867 recoveries

Washington County – 890 cases/40 deaths/740 recoveries

Osage County – 718 cases/12 deaths/617 recoveries

Kay County – 383 cases/12 deaths/286 recoveries

Logan County – 343 cases/1 death/288 recoveries

Pawnee County – 228 cases/3 deaths/204 recoveries

Noble County – 119 cases/2 deaths/99 recoveries

Grant County – 30 cases/no deaths/26 recoveries