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OSDH reporting 501 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health released a COVID-19 update for Wednesday, March 24. Since Tuesday, OSDH has documented 501 COVID-19 cases since Tuesday as Oklahoma has seen 436,135 COVID-19 cases overall.

Latest information shows that there are 10,906 active COVID-19 cases in the state. The provisional death count (CDC/NCHS) is 7,727.

The following is information from the OSDH Situation Report for March 24:

  • This week, 12 Oklahoma counties are in the “orange” risk level, 59 are in the “yellow” risk level, and six are in the “green” risk level for the COVID-19 Risk Level System. OSDH continues to monitor closely the statewide hospitalization trends for COVID-19.
  • Moving forward, the COVID-19 Risk Level System will be updated every Wednesday in the Situation Update at 11:00 a.m. This week’s map can be seen in this update below the test results chart.
  • As OSDH continues to meet with stakeholders across the state, the COVID-19 Alert Map is subject to further revisions as science and public health guidance advances with the ongoing pandemic.

The latest risk map from Tuesday shows Kay County in the orange.

Overall, Kay County has seen 5,209 COVID-19 cases, 85 deaths and 4,989 recoveries. There are currently 135 active COVID-19 cases in the County. Data for local communities is posted below:

DATA FOR KAY COUNTY COMMUNITIES

Ponca City – 3,815 cases/48 deaths/3,671 recoveries

Blackwell – 665 cases/19 deaths/621 recoveries

Newkirk – 431 cases/3 death/415 recoveries

Tonkawa – 362 cases/15 deaths/341 recoveries

Kaw City – 63 cases/3 deaths/60 recoveries

Braman – 23 cases/1 death/21 recoveries

 

Data for local counties is posted below:

DATA FOR LOCAL COUNTIES IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA:

Payne County – 8,531 cases/51 deaths/8,327 recoveries

Garfield County – 7,672 cases/84 deaths/7,433 recoveries

Kay County – 5,209 cases/85 deaths/4,989 recoveries

Washington County – 4,992 cases/94 deaths/4,780 recoveries

Osage County – 4,552 cases/56 deaths/4,411 recoveries

Logan County – 4,109 cases/34 deaths/3,927 recoveries

Pawnee County – 1,747 cases/34 deaths/1,676 recoveries

Noble County – 1,369 cases/15 deaths/1,305 recoveries

Grant County – 547 cases/7 deaths/530 recoveries

 

Oklahoma seen an overall total of 419,693 recoveries. 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. See complete data at coronavirus.health.ok.gov.

As of Tuesday, there have been 1,682,785 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered in Oklahoma and that there are 504,369 completed series. The number of prime doses given is 918,965.

To learn more about registering and scheduling a vaccine appointment, go to vaccinate.oklahoma.gov.