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OSDH reporting 143 new COVID-19 cases for Wednesday


The Oklahoma State Department of Health documented 143 new COVID-19 cases, six virus-related deaths and 136 new hospitalizations for Wednesday, May 12.

Oklahoma’s seen an overall total of 450,543 COVID-19 cases, 8,343 provisional CDC deaths and 26,150 hospitalizations. Currently, there are 2,135 active COVID-19 cases.

Kay County saw seven new COVID-19 cases, putting the county at 5,320 COVID-19 cases, 126 deaths and 5,185 recoveries. Kay County has nine active COVID-19 cases, which is one less than Tuesday. Kay County remains in the low risk with an average of around two new COVID-19 cases per day.

Data for Kay County communities is posted below:


PONCA CITY – 3,896 COVID-19 cases/81 deaths/3,807 recoveries

BLACKWELL – 682 COVID-19 cases/27 deaths/655 recoveries

NEWKIRK – 439 COVID-19 cases/6 deaths/433 recoveries

TONKAWA – 375 COVID-19 cases/15 deaths/359 recoveries

KAW CITY – 64 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/61 recoveries

BRAMAN – 24 COVID-19 cases/1 death/23 recoveries



Posted below is data for local counties outside of Kay County:


PAYNE – 8,671 COVID-19 cases/72 deaths/8,582 recoveries

GARFIELD – 7,802 COVID-19 cases/130 deaths/7,660 recoveries

OSAGE – 4,748 COVID-19 cases/72 deaths/4,618 recoveries

PAWNEE – 1,785 COVID-19 cases/50 deaths/1,730 recoveries

NOBLE – 1,380 COVID-19 cases/19 deaths/1,359 recoveries

GRANT – 549 COVID-19 cases/6 deaths/543 recoveries


Learn more about COVID-19 in Oklahoma by going to


OSDH also reports that as of Wednesday, there have been 2,796,112 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered. This includes 1,248,187 prime doses given and 1,564,846 completed series. This data will be updated later today. All Oklahomans ages 16 and older can receive the vaccine. Learn more by going to