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One new COVID-19 death for Kay County, 618 COVID-19 cases statewide


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 618 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Feb. 18. Oklahoma’s seen 416,476 COVID-19 cases overall as 17,396 cases are active. The number of active cases is 1,204 less than Wednesday.

Twenty-three additional virus-related deaths were documented Thursday to put Oklahoma’s death toll to 4,112. This includes a Kay County male from Tonkawa in the 50-64 age group.

Kay County saw four new COVID-19 cases for Thursday, putting the county at 5,030 COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths and 4,757 recoveries. There are currently 201 active COVID-19 cases for Kay County, which is 16 less than Wednesday. Data for local Kay County communities is posted below:


Ponca City – 3,681 cases/40 deaths/3,508 recoveries

Blackwell – 635 cases/17 deaths/584 recoveries

Newkirk – 422 cases/3 death/393 recoveries

Tonkawa – 351 cases/14 deaths/330 recoveries

Kaw City – 62 cases/1 death/59 recoveries

Braman – 21 cases/0 deaths/20 recoveries




Payne County – 8,249 cases/46 deaths/7,942 recoveries

Garfield County – 7,424 cases/69 deaths/7,069 recoveries

Kay County – 5,030 cases/72 deaths/4,757 recoveries

Washington County – 4,590 cases/81 deaths/4,296 recoveries

Osage County – 4,384 cases/44 deaths/4,165 recoveries

Logan County – 3,843 cases/26 deaths/3,615 recoveries

Pawnee County – 1,683 cases/29 deaths/1,604 recoveries

Noble County – 1,330 cases/10 deaths/1,241 recoveries

Grant County – 524 cases/7 deaths/498 recoveries


OSDH is reporting more recoveries on Thursday rather than new COVID-19 cases as there are 2,013 new recoveries, putting Oklahoma’s recovery total to 393,169. 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.

There have been 620,746 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered in Oklahoma and that there are 173,423 completed series. The number of prime doses given is 447,323. There have also been 430,750 prime doses allocated and 291,500 boost doses allocated.

See complete COVID-19 data for Oklahoma by visiting



Due to Sunday’s winter weather and more expected Tuesday night going into Wednesday, the Kay County Health Department made the announcement last week that all COVID vaccination PODs in Kay County Feb. 15-18, are cancelled.

Individuals who had appointments for those days will need to reschedule at when appointments are available.

The health department hopes to be able to provide clinics on Friday, Feb. 19th.

Future appointments will continue to be posted on the Vaccine Scheduler Portal available at: