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OSDH documents over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases since Friday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 10,073 new COVID-19 cases since Friday. For each day, Saturday saw 3,271 new cases, Sunday with 3,068, Labor Day Monday with 1,685 and Tuesday with 2,049.


According to Tuesday’s situation report, Oklahoma’s seen an overall total of 570,923 new COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic as 22,368 cases are currently active. The new cases 7 day average is 2,709. The CDC provisional death count.


As of Wednesday, September 1, Kay County has seen 6,098 COVID-19 cases, 136 deaths and 5,739 recoveries. Therefor, Kay County has 223 active cases. For active cases in surrounding counties, Garfield has 256, Osage has 55, Pawnee has 134, Noble has 82 and Grant has 23. The county numbers will be updated later today, September 8.


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 – 4,412 COVID-19 cases/90 deaths/4,159 recoveries

BLACKWELL – 822 COVID-19 cases/30 deaths/762 recoveries

NEWKIRK – 509 COVID-19 cases/7 deaths/485 recoveries

TONKAWA – 426 COVID-19 cases/15 deaths/398 recoveries

KAW CITY – 78 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/71 recoveries

BRAMAN – 30 COVID-19 cases/1 death/27 recoveries


As for the COVID-19 vaccine, a total of 3,829,308 doses have been administered. This includes 2,109,416 Oklahomans receiving the first dose and 1,734,367 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.