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Oklahoma surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 cases overall, 54 virus-related deaths documented


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 2,859 positive COVID-19 cases for Wednesday, Dec. 2. Oklahoma’s seen 202,341 COVID-19 cases overall, and 29,624 cases are active.

A total of 54 virus-related deaths were documented on Wednesday to put Oklahoma’s death toll to 1,812. One of those deaths was for Pawnee County.

Deaths are often reported days or even weeks after they occurred, so it’s possible some of the 54 new deaths could be backlogged. The State of Oklahoma does not release the date of the deaths.

Kay County saw an increase with 45 new COVID-19 cases, putting the county at 1,944 COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths and 1,586 recoveries. As for the 333 active cases in Kay County, there are 267 for Ponca City, 43 for Blackwell, 25 for Newkirk, 12 for Tonkawa, five for Kaw City and one for Braman.

For new cases in local counties, there are 47 for Garfield, 43 for Osage, 41 for Payne, 26 for Logan, 10 for Washington, nine for Noble and six for Pawnee


Payne County – 4,326 cases/19 deaths/3,878 recoveries

Garfield County – 4,077 cases/37 deaths/3,383 recoveries

Washington County – 2,101 cases/47 deaths/1,810 recoveries

Osage County – 2,057 cases/18 deaths/1,825 recoveries

Kay County – 1,944 cases/25 deaths/1,586 recoveries

Logan County – 1,603 cases/3 deaths/1,265 recoveries

Pawnee County – 610 cases/9 deaths/532 recoveries

Noble County – 563 cases/4 deaths/461 recoveries

Grant County – 214 cases/5 deaths/186 recoveries


OSDH also reported 3,499 new recoveries on Wednesday, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 170,905. 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.

As of Tuesday, there have been 1,923,468 negative test results, 12,293 hospitalizations and 1,718 people currently hospitalized.

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