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Oklahoma sees 1,472 new COVID-19 cases Friday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,472 new COVID-19 cases for Friday, Oct. 16. Oklahoma’s seen an overall total of 105,308 COVID-19 cases as 14,339 cases are active.

11 additional virus-related deaths were documented for Friday to put Oklahoma’s death toll to 1,154. None of the new deaths occurred in northern Oklahoma.

Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported for Kay County who has now seen 782 cases, 15 deaths and 676 recoveries. As for active cases in the county, there are 62 for Ponca City, 13 for Newkirk, 12 for Blackwell and five for Tonkawa.

As for new cases in local counties, there are 39 for Garfield, 35 for Payne, 24 for Logan, 19 for Osage, 12 for Washington, four for Pawnee and two each for Grant and Noble.


Payne County – 2,653 cases/9 deaths/2,420 recoveries

Garfield County – 2,170 cases/23 deaths/1,792 recoveries

Osage County – 1,285 cases/13 deaths/1,132 recoveries

Washington County – 1,186 cases/41 deaths/999 recoveries

Kay County – 782 cases/15 deaths/676 recoveries

Logan County – 720 cases/2 deaths/573 recoveries

Pawnee County – 298 cases/5 deaths/258 recoveries

Noble County – 169 cases/3 deaths/153 recoveries

Grant County – 74 cases/1 death/56 recoveries


OSDH is also reporting 1,035 new recoveries for Friday, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 89,815. 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, there have been 1,312,840 total negative specimen, 7,679 total hospitalizations and 793 patients 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