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OSDH reporting 1,039 new COVID-19 cases, 6 virus-related deaths and 1,088 recoveries for Thursday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting 1,039 new positive COVID-19 cases for Thursday, Sept. 17. Oklahoma has seen an overall total of 73,318 COVID-19 cases as 10,274 cases are active.

Six additional virus-related deaths were documented on Thursday to put the state’s death toll at 930. One death being a Garfield County female in the 65 or older group. Garfield County also has 20 new positive COVID-19 cases to put their stats to 1,402 cases, 18 deaths and 1,104 recoveries.

Kay County has 13 new COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, putting the county’s stats to 472 cases, 13 deaths and 343 recoveries. As for the active cases in Kay County, 81 are for Ponca City, 22 for Newkirk, five for Blackwell, three for Tonkawa and one for Kaw City. See complete data for cities across Oklahoma by clicking here.

For new cases in other local counties, there are 49 for Payne County, five for Washington County, four for Logan County, three for Osage County, two for Pawnee County and one each for Grant and Noble counties.


Payne County – 1,928 cases/5 deaths/1,505 recoveries

Garfield County – 1,402 cases/18 deaths/1,104 recoveries

Washington County – 939 cases/40 deaths/833 recoveries

Osage County – 755 cases/13 deaths/684 recoveries

Kay County – 473 cases/13 deaths/343 recoveries

Logan County – 378 cases/1 death/322 recoveries

Pawnee County – 237 cases/3 deaths/220 recoveries

Noble County – 139 cases/2 deaths/114 recoveries

Grant County – 37 cases/no deaths/29 recoveries


For the second day in a row, there were more recoveries than cases reported. OSDH documented 1,088 more recoveries for Thursday in Oklahoma. The statewide recovery total is at 62,114. 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 Thursday, 966,519 test results have returned negative. There have been 5,698 total hospitalizations as 516 people 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