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Kay and Garfield counties see new virus-related deaths on Tuesday reporting 1,081 new COVID-19 cases


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,081 new positive COVID-19 cases for Tuesday, July 28. Oklahoma has now seen up to 33,775 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, and 7,412 cases are active.

A tenth virus-related death was reported for Kay County on Tuesday. The individual was a Ponca City female in the 65 or older age group. This is also the eighth virus-related death for Ponca City.

Kay County also saw 10 new COVID-19 cases for Tuesday, putting the county’s total to 198 cases, 10 deaths and 146 recoveries. Out of the 42 active cases in Kay County, Ponca City has 34, Blackwell with five and Tonkawa and Newkirk both with one.

Garfield County is also reporting a new virus-related death, making it the fourth death for the county. The individual was a male the to 50-64 age group. Garfield County also saw 15 new COVID-19 cases as the county has now seen 306 cases, 4 deaths and 191 recoveries.

As for new cases in other nearby counties, Logan, Osage and Washington counties each have nine, Pawnee County with five, Payne County has four and Grant County with three.

Besides the deaths in Kay and Garfield counties, eleven other virus-related deaths were reported Tuesday. None of the ten new deaths occurred in the past 24 hours.

  • A Canadian County male in the 65 or older age group.
  • A Cleveland County female in the 65 or older age group.
  • A McCurtain County male in the 50-64 age group.
  • Two Oklahoma County males both in the 65 or older age group.
  • A Rogers County female in the 65 or older age group.
  • A Stephens County male in the 65 or older age group.
  • Three in Tulsa County, a female in the 50-64 age group and two females in the 65 or older age group.
  • A Wagoner County female in the 65 or older age group.


Oklahoma’s death toll is now at 509.

OSDH is reporting 1,111 new recoveries for Tuesday, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 26,363. To considered recovered from the virus, an recovered patient must not be deceased or hospitalized and it has been 14 days since their report.




Payne County – 626 cases/3 deaths/546 recoveries
Washington County – 540 cases/39 deaths/461 recoveries
Osage County – 334 cases/10 deaths/277 recoveries
Garfield County – 306 cases/4 death/191 recoveries
Kay County – 198 cases/10 deaths/146 recoveries
Logan County – 159 cases/1 death/132 recoveries
Pawnee County – 112 cases/3 deaths/88 recoveries
Noble County – 74 cases/2 deaths/58 recoveries
Grant County – 10 cases/no deaths/6 recoveries