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Nine new COVID-19 cases for Kay County on Friday, 1,249 new cases statewide


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,249 new positive COVID-19 cases for Friday, Sept. 18. Oklahoma has seen an overall total of 74,567 COVID-19 cases as 10,493 cases are active.

Nine additional virus-related deaths were reported Friday to put Oklahoma’s death toll to 939. One of those deaths being a Payne County male in the 65 or older age group. Payne County also saw 38 new COVID-19 cases. Payne County has the fourth highest count of COVID-19 cases in an Oklahoma County as they have 1,966 cases, 6 deaths and 1,563 recoveries. A majority of the COVID-19 cases in Payne County have been in the Stillwater area which ranks seventh in the state for most COVID-19 cases in a community.

Latest data for Friday shows nine new COVID-19 cases for Kay County, putting the overall stats to 482 cases, 13 deaths and 352 recoveries. As for active cases in the county, there are 83 for Ponca City, 23 for Newkirk, five for Blackwell, three for Tonkawa and one for Kaw City.

For new cases in other local counties, there are 36 for Garfield County, 11 foor Osage County, nine for Logan County and three for Washington County.



Payne County – 1,966 cases/5 deaths/1,563 recoveries

Garfield County – 1,438 cases/18 deaths/1,131 recoveries

Washington County – 942 cases/40 deaths/842 recoveries

Osage County – 766 cases/13 deaths/688 recoveries

Kay County – 482 cases/13 deaths/352 recoveries

Logan County – 387 cases/1 death/328 recoveries

Pawnee County – 237 cases/3 deaths/222 recoveries

Noble County – 139 cases/2 deaths/116 recoveries

Grant County – 37 cases/no deaths/30 recoveries


OSDH is reporting 1,021 new recoveries for Friday, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 63,135. 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 report that as of Friday, 979,650 test results have returned negative. There have been 5,755 total hospitalizations as 516 people are currently hospitalized.

You can check out the latest COVID-19 data and graphs for Oklahoma when you visit

If you wish to get tested for COVID-19, you can schedule an appointment with local offices listed below.



Garfield County Health Department

2501 S. Mercer, Enid, OK

Contact: (580)233-0650


Grant County Health Department

115 North Main, Medford, OK

Contact: (580)395-2506


Kay County Health Department

433 Fairview Ave., Ponca City, OK

Contact: (580)762-1641


Logan County Health Department

215 Fairgrounds Rd., Suite A, Guthrie, OK

Contact: (405)282-3845


Noble County Health Department

300 Fir St., Perry, OK

Contact: (580)336-2257


Osage County Health Department

1115 SE 15th St., Pawhuska, OK

Contact: (918)287-3740


Pawnee County Health Department

639 Seventh St., Pawnee, OK

Contact: (918) 762-3643


1390 West Cherokee, Cleveland, OK

Contact: (918) 358-2546


Payne County Health Department

1321 West 7th, Stillwater, OK

Contact: (405) 372-8200


1026 N. Linwood, Cushing, OK

Contact: (918) 225-3377


Washington County Health Department

5121 S.E. Jacquelyn Lane, Bartlesville, OK

Contact: (918) 335-3005