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Oklahoma sees nearly 7,000 COVID-19 cases since Friday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 6,967 new COVID-19 cases and 51 more deaths across the state since Friday. 2,814 cases were reported Monday afternoon.


Oklahoma’s seen 508,834 COVID-19 cases overall as 20,808 cases are active. The CDC provisional death toll is at 8,902 and officials also reported 51 pediatric hospitalizations.


According to the situation report from Monday, the new cases 7-day average is 2,122.


Locally, Kay County has seen 5,671 COVID-19 cases, 129 deaths and 5,389 recoveries. Therefor, Kay County has 153 active COVID-19 cases.


If you’re needing to get tested for COVID-19, the Kay County Health Department has COVID-19 testing available by appointment only at the Ponca City clinic on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Make an appointment by calling 580-762-1641. COVID-19 testing is NOT available at the Blackwell clinic.


Data for Kay County communities is posted below:


PONCA CITY – 4,115 COVID-19 cases/85 deaths/3,945 recoveries

BLACKWELL – 750 COVID-19 cases/28 deaths/686 recoveries

NEWKIRK – 474 COVID-19 cases/6 deaths/454 recoveries

TONKAWA – 399 COVID-19 cases/15 deaths/369 recoveries

KAW CITY – 72 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/64 recoveries

BRAMAN – 28 COVID-19 cases/1 death/24 recoveries


As for the COVID-19 vaccine, a total of 3,556,567 doses have been administered. This includes 1,966,499 Oklahomans receiving the first dose and 1,621,616 Oklahomans that are fully vaccinated.


Register online to receive a notification when you’re eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at, or locate other vaccine opportunities at


Third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are available at the Kay County Health Department. Click here to learn more.


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